Taxonomy of meanings for 儉:

  • 儉 jiǎn (OC: ɡromʔ MC: ɡɯiɛm) 巨險切 上 廣韻:【約也少也饑饉也又姓出姓苑巨險切二 】
    • CHEAP
      • vichangebecome cheaper
    • DECENT
      • vadVmodestly
      • viactbe modest and unassuming in action
    • FRUGAL
      • nabactfrugality, economic use of resources
      • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are frugal
      • vadVparsimoniously, frugally
      • viactbe frugal, parsimonoius; be modest in the use of resources 愈儉
      • vigradedbe too economical, be stingy with one's expenses
      • vtoNbe parsimonious (in one's use of resources)
      • nabpsycheconomy in the use of one's intellectual and moral resources
    • POOR
      • vibe poor
    • STINGY
      • vistativebe stingy with regard to oneself
      • vifigurativebe petty; be overnice; be logically pedantic
    • INSUFFICIENT
      • SURNAMES
        • = 險