尽管 jǐn guǎn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

尽管 (jǐn guǎn) English Meaning

  • despite
  • although
  • even though
  • in spite of
  • unhesitatingly
  • do not hesitate (to ask, complain, etc.)
  • (go ahead and do it) without hesitating

Traditional Characters:  儘管

尽 forms words in:

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管 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 尽管下着雨,我还是出了门。
    Jǐnguǎn xiàzhe yǔ, wǒ háishì chūle mén.
    I went out in spite of the rain.
  • 他尽管有病,还是可以上课。
    Tā jǐnguǎn yǒu bìng, háishì kěyǐ shàngkè.
    He was able to attend a classes despite his illness.
  • 尽管很忙,她还是来送我了。
    Jǐnguǎn hěn máng, tā háishì lái sòng wǒle.
    Though very busy, she came to see me off.
  • 尽管下着雨,他还是出去了。
    Jǐnguǎn xiàzhe yǔ, tā háishì chūqùle.
    He went out in spite of the rain.
  • 尽管他很富有,他还是不满足。
    Jǐnguǎn tā hěn fùyǒu, tā háishì bù mǎnzú.
    Rich as he is, he’s not satisfied.
  • 尽管他很瘦,他的消化能力挺好。
    Jǐnguǎn tā hěn shòu, tā de xiāohuà nénglì tǐng hǎo.
    Although he is thin, he has good digestion.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 jin 3

尽 (jǐn): (jìn) to use up; to exhaust; to end; to finish; to the utmost; exhausted; finished; to the limit (of something); (jǐn) to the greatest extent; (when used before a noun of location) furthest or extreme; to be within the limits of; to give priority to

  • 尺 (chǐ): a Chinese foot; one-third of a meter; a ruler; a tape-measure; one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine; CL: 支(zhī), 把(bǎ)
  • 冫 (bīng): ice

管 (guǎn): to take care (of); to control; to manage; to be in charge of; to look after; to run; to care about; tube; pipe; woodwind; classifier for tube-shaped objects; particle similar to 把(bǎ) in 管...叫 constructions; writing brush; (coll.) to; towards

  • ⺮ (shì): bamboo
  • 官 (guān): official; government; organ of body; CL: 個|個|个(gè)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 尽

HSK 4 Word List

  • 尽管 (jǐn guǎn): despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 管

HSK 4 Word List

  • 不管 (bù guǎn): no matter (what, how); regardless of; no matter
  • 管理 (guǎn lǐ): to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 尽管 (jǐn guǎn): despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain, etc.); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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