Pronunciation

jiǎ

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jiǎ Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
jiǎ | jia3
English translation
first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 shí tiān gān [shí tiān gān]
(used for an unspecified person or thing)
first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc)
letter "A" or roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc
armor plating
shell or carapace
(of the fingers or toes) nail
bladed leather or metal armor (old)
ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old)
civil administration unit (old)
armor, shell; fingernails; 1st heavenly stem

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About jiǎ

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

jiǎ

Contains the radical

Tián

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Etymology of jiǎ

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Positional decomposition

jiōng

Explanation

Pictograph of a turtle shell.

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Example sentences using jiǎ

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chuán de 甲板 jiǎ bǎn zǒng yǒu 几分 jǐ fēn 斜度 xié dù .

There is always a certain inclination in a ship's deck.

zài 暴风雨 bào fēng yǔ Zhōng ,我们 wǒmen 不得不 bùdébù 货物 huò wù jǐn zài chuán de 甲板 jiǎ bǎn shǎng .

We had to lash the cargo to the ship's deck during the storm.

氨基 ān jī 甲酸 jiǎ suān 苯酯 chú yǒu shì 发展 fāzhǎn zuì zǎo de zhǒng 除莠剂.

Phenylcarbamate herbicides were among the earliest herbicides developed.

de 指甲 zhǐjia tài cháng le , 必须 bìxū 它们 tā men cuò Píng .

My nails are too long, I must file them down.

角蛋白 jiǎo dàn bái shì 毛发 máo fà 指甲 zhǐjia Zhōng de 主要 zhǔyào 蛋白质 dànbáizhì .

Keratin is the major protein in hair and nails.

Words with jiǎ

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
jiǎ armor plating jiǎ
指甲 zhǐjia fingernail指甲 zhǐjia
甲板 jiǎ bǎn deck (of a boat etc)甲板 jiǎ bǎn
装甲 zhuāng jiǎ vehicle armor裝甲
甲状腺 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn thyroid gland甲狀腺
甲壳 jiǎ qiào carapace甲殼
盔甲 kuī jiǎ armor盔甲 kuī jiǎ
甲醛 jiǎ quán formaldehyde (HCHO)甲醛 jiǎ quán
指甲油 zhǐ jia yóu nail polish指甲油 zhǐ jia yóu
马甲 mǎ jiǎ corset馬甲
装甲车 zhuāng jiǎ chē armored car裝甲車
甲级 jiǎ jí first rate甲級
甲基 jiǎ jī methyl group (chemistry)甲基 jiǎ jī
甲烷 jiǎ wán methane CH4甲烷 jiǎ wán
甲子 jiǎ zǐ the sixty-year cycle甲子 jiǎ zǐ
甲虫 jiǎ chóng beetle甲蟲
甲醇 jiǎ chún methyl alcohol甲醇 jiǎ chún
铠甲 kǎi jiǎ armor鎧甲
甲骨文 jiǎ gǔ wén oracle script甲骨文 jiǎ gǔ wén
铁甲 tiě jiǎ armor鐵甲
趾甲 zhǐ jiǎ toenail趾甲 zhǐ jiǎ
甲苯 jiǎ běn toluene C6H5CH3甲苯 jiǎ běn
甲鱼 jiǎ yú turtle甲魚

jiǎ Decomposition & Compounds

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jiǎ Decomposition

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jiǎ Compounds

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  • jiǎ
    • xiá
    • dān
      • chǎn
      • , dàn , , 樿, , dān , duǒ , tuó , , chǎn , , , , chán , , dàn , zhàn , dǎn , , dān , , dān , , chán , dān , , , chán , , , ,
    • , , zhá , jiǎ , jiǎ , jiǎ , , xiá , , yǎn , xiá , xiá , , , , , , jiǎ , zhá ,
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