gōng jìng
adj. respectful, deferential
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Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tā suī rán yǐ jīng shì zóng tǒng le , kě shì duì tā de xiǎo xué lǎo shī yī rán hěn gōng jìng .
phr. Although he has been the president, towards his primary school teacher he remains deferential.