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English Definitionarmor
Traditional Script甲胄
Simplified ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄚˇ ㄓㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaap3zau6
Word Decomposition
jiǎfirst of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干; (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); ancient Chinese compass point: 75°
zhòuhelmet; descendants

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
甲板jiǎbǎndeck (of a boat etc)
甲乙jiǎyǐfirst two of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干
甲亢jiǎkànghyperthyroidism; abbr. for 甲狀腺功能亢進
甲仙jiǎxiānJiaxian or Chiahsien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣, southwest Taiwan
甲冑jiǎzhòuvariant of 甲胄
Words With Same Tail Word    
世胄shìzhòuhereditary house; noble or official family
華胄huázhòu(literary) Han people; descendants of nobles
裔胄yìzhòudescendants; offspring
貴胄guìzhòudescendants of feudal aristocrats
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