Today’s #kanji is 警, which is listed under its semantic element of #ごんべん(言), which suggests a connection with language or communication. Its phonetic element is 敬.


Meaning: to caution, to warn
Reading: ケイ

警戒(ケイカイ)する: to be cautious (of…), to exercise caution, to look out (for…)
警官(ケイカン)= 警察官(ケイサツカン): a police officer, a policeman
警護(ケイゴ)する: to guard, to protect, to escort
警告(ケイコク)する: to warn, to caution, to give a warning
警察(ケイサツ): the police, the police force
警鐘(ケイショウ): an alarm bell, a fire bell
警備(ケイビ)する: to defend, to guard, to police, to watch
警報(ケイホウ): a warning (signal), an alarm, an alert
自警(ジケイ): vigilance, caution, self-warning
夜警(ヤケイ): (a) night watch

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