Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 尽



to the greatest extent, to exhaust, furthest or extreme


jǐn, jìn


Top: measure of length 尺 (1 chǐ = 30 cm, of a person placing a foot to a side), below: two 二


Two units are the greatest extent.


buttocks in side view(This radical has the meaning: corpse 尸. But because of its use in tail 尾 or urine 尿 or flatulence 屁, it is generally considered to mean 'buttocks'.)
chin. foot


尽可能 jǐn kě néng as far as possible; to do one's utmost
鞠躬尽瘁 jū gōng jìn cuì to bend to a task and spare no effort (idiom); striving to the utmost
鞠躬尽瘁,死而后已 jū gōng jìn cuì , sǐ ér hòu yǐ to bend to a task and spare no effort unto one's dying day (idiom); striving to the utmost one's whole life; with every breath in one's body, unto one's dying day
鸟尽弓藏 niǎo jìn gōng cáng lit. the birds are over, the bow is put away (idiom); fig. to get rid of sb once he has served his purpose
淋漓尽致 lín lí jìn zhì lit. extreme saturation (idiom); incisive and vivid; thoroughly (unrestrained); the ultimate in...
尽人皆知 jìn rén jiē zhī known by everyone (idiom); well known; a household name
不尽 bù jìn not completely; endlessly
尽快 jìn kuài as quickly as possible, as soon as possible
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
尽量 jǐn liàng as much as possible; to the greatest extent
隧道尽头的光亮 suì dào jìn tóu de guāng liàng the light at the end of the tunnel

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