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English Definitionhome; 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)
See alsojiā see 家伙 (from traditional character )
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Pinyinjiā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaa1
Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word, (词尾) suffix
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
家庭jiātíngfamily; household
家乡jiāxiānghometown; native place
家具jiājùfurniture
家人jiārénhousehold; (one's) family
家属jiāshǔfamily member; (family) dependent
Words With Same Tail Word    
国家guójiācountry; nation; state
大家dàjiāeveryone; influential family; great expert
专家zhuānjiāexpert; specialist
文学家wénxué jiāwriter; man of letters
作家zuòjiāauthor
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