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Jiā

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Jiā Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Jiā | Jia1
English translation
abbr. for Canada 加拿大 Jiā ná dà [Jiā ná dà]
to add
plus
(used after an adverb such as , , shāo etc, and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to sth or sb previously mentioned)
to apply (restrictions etc) to (sb)
to give (support, consideration etc) to (sth)
to add to, to increase, to augment

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About Jiā

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

Jiā

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

Supporting a cause with the strength  of one's words  kǒu

Etymology of Jiā

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

力口

Explanation

Depicts making noises with the mouth ( kǒu ) while exerting strength (). Based on the original meaning "exert strength". The meaning later shifted to "raise; increase; add"

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Example sentences using Jiā

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zhè běn Shū 所有 suǒyǒu de 插图 chā tú dōu Jiā tiē 仔细 zǐxì ,现在 xiànzài dōu 开始 kāishǐ tuō le .

All the pictures in the book were tipped in carelessly and are beginning to come loose.

Sān Jiā èr 等于 děngyú .

Three plus two equals five.

夸脱 wéi 加仑 jiā lún .

Four quarts constitute a gallon.

OEA发出 fā chū 饥饿 jīè 抑制 yì zhì 信息 xìnxī dào 大脑 dà nǎo ,增加 zēngjiā bǎo zhàng gǎn .

OEA sends hunger - curbing messages to the brain to increase feelings of fullness.

司机 sījī 识时务 shí shí wù de zhāo yǎn 向前 xiàng qián wàng zhāo ,汽车 qì chē 速度 sùdù 加快 jiā kuài le 一些 yī xiē .

The driver squinted judiciously ahead and built up the speed of the truck a little.

Words with Jiā

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
参加 cānjiā to participate參加
Jiā to add Jiā
增加 zēngjiā to raise增加 zēngjiā
加油 jiā yóu to add oil加油 jiā yóu
加入 jiā rù to join加入 jiā rù
更加 gèng jiā even more更加 gèng jiā
加强 jiā qiáng to reinforce加強
加上 jiā shàng plus加上 jiā shàng
加快 jiā kuài to accelerate加快 jiā kuài
加大 jiā dà to increase (e.g. one's effort)加大 jiā dà
加拿大 Jiā ná dà Canada加拿大 Jiā ná dà
加工 jiāgōng to process加工 jiāgōng
加州 Jiā zhōu California加州 Jiā zhōu
加速 jiā sù to speed up加速 jiā sù
芝加哥 Zhī jiā gē Chicago, USA芝加哥 Zhī jiā gē
加以 jiā yǐ in addition加以 jiā yǐ
拉斯维加斯 Lā sī Wéi jiā sī Las Vegas, Nevada拉斯維加斯
新加坡 Xīn jiā pō Singapore新加坡 Xīn jiā pō
加班 jiābān to work overtime加班 jiābān
加油站 jiāyóuzhàn gas station加油站 jiāyóuzhàn
加盟 jiā méng to align加盟 jiā méng
加重 jiā zhòng to make heavier加重 jiā zhòng
添加 tiān jiā to add添加 tiān jiā
加热 jiā rè to heat加熱

Jiā Decomposition & Compounds

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Jiā Decomposition

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Jiā Compounds

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