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English Definitionfamily; household
Simplified Script家庭
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄚ ㄊㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaa1ting4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words,
Topical Word Lists
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
jiāhome; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle etc); measure word 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; (Chinese surname)
tíngmain hall; front courtyard; law court

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
家乡jiāxiānghometown; native place
家人jiārénhousehold; (one's) family
家属jiāshǔfamily member; (family) dependent
家长jiāzhǎnghead of a household; family head; patriarch; parent or guardian of a child
Words With Same Tail Word    
法庭fǎtíngcourt of law
开庭kāitíngto begin a (judicial) court session
休庭xiūtíngto adjourn (law)
出庭chūtíngto appear in court
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