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家 is a 10 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as jiā in the first tone.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (roof) and (pig).

  • ㄐㄧㄚ



    • ㄇㄧㄢ ˊ



    • ˇ



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the pig is under a roof, which makes it a home
by pls18

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A home is a pig under the roof
by yanglaoshi

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the pig lives under a roof, which is his house
by nbreck

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Gia (jiā) has a pig under the roof of her home.
by Casper07x

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"Pigs under the roof make house " 「屋頂下有豬,就變成一個家」
by bryanpalau

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Definitions for 家 pronounced as jiā

  • surname Jia
  • home
  • family
  • (polite) my (sister, uncle etc)
  • classifier for families or businesses
  • refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China
  • noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian
  • CL:個|个[ge4]
  • see 傢伙|家伙[jia1 huo5]


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