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English Definitionlance; to tap; to scrape; to chirp; custom
See alsojiá variant of (from traditional character )
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaat3

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戛戛jiájiádifficult; challenging; original
戛然jiárán(literary) to stop abruptly (of a sound); to be loud and clear
戛纳jiánàCannes (France)
戛戛独造jiájiá dú zàocreative; original
戛然而止jiárán ér zhǐwith a grunting sound it stops (idiom); to come to an end spontaneously (esp. of sound)
Words With Same Tail Word    
戛戛jiájiádifficult; challenging; original
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