(jiǎ)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. one
  2. armor (1st Heavenly Stem)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • jiǎ > jia3

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
指甲 zhǐjia fingernail
案兵束甲 àn bīng shù jiǎ to rest weapons and loosen armor (idiom)/to relax from fighting
氨基甲酸酯类化合物 ān jī jiǎ suān zhǐ lèi huà hé wù carbamate
案甲休兵 àn jiǎ xiū bīng to put down weapon and let soldiers rest (idiom)/to relax from fighting
保甲 bǎo jiǎ historical communal administrative and self-defence system created during the Song Dynasty and revived during the Republican Era, in which households are grouped in jia 甲[jiǎ] and jia are grouped in bao 保[bǎo]
苯甲醛 běn jiǎ quán benzaldehyde C6H5CHO, the simplest aromatic aldehyde
苯甲酸 běn jiǎ suān benzoic acid C6H5COOH
苯甲酸钠 běn jiǎ suān nà sodium benzoate, E211 (a food preservative)
苯甲酰氯 běn jiǎ xiān lǜ benzoil chloride C6H5COCl
鼻甲骨 bí jiǎ gǔ turbinate/nasal concha
鳖甲 biē jiǎ turtle shell
卜甲 bǔ jiǎ oracle tortoise shell
穿山甲 chuān shān jiǎ pangolin (Manis pentadactylata)/scaly ant-eater
大甲 Dà jiǎ Tachia town in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tái zhōng xiàn], Taiwan
大甲镇 Dà jiǎ zhèn Tachia town in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tái zhōng xiàn], Taiwan
倒戈卸甲 dǎo gē xiè jiǎ to lay down arms
对羟基苯甲酸酯 duì qiǎng jī běn jiǎ suān zhǐ paraben (chemistry)
二甲 èr jiǎ 2nd rank of candidates who passed the imperial examination (i.e. 4th place and up)
二甲苯 èr jiǎ běn xylene
二甲基砷酸 èr jiǎ jī shēn suān dimethylarsenic acid (CH3)2AsO2H/cacodylic acid
二甲基胂酸 èr jiǎ jī shèn suān dimethylarsenic acid (CH3)2AsO2H/cacodylic acid
二氯甲烷 èr lǜ jiǎ wán dichloromethane
飞行甲板 fēi xíng jiǎ bǎn flight deck
酚甲烷 fēn jiǎ wán (Tw) bisphenol A (BPA)
副甲状腺 fù jiǎ zhuàng xiàn parathyroid (Tw)
副甲状腺素 fù jiǎ zhuàng xiàn sù parathyroid hormone (Tw)
高甲戏 gāo jiǎ xì Gaojia opera of Fujian and Taiwan
龟甲 guī jiǎ tortoiseshell
龟甲宝螺 guī jiǎ bǎo luó Mauritius cowry/Mauritia mauritiana
龟甲万 Guī jiǎ wàn Kikkoman, Japanese brand of soy sauce, food seasonings etc
过氧苯甲酰 guò yǎng běn jiǎ xiān benzoil peroxide
过氧化苯甲酰 guò yǎng huà běn jiǎ xiān benzoil peroxide
红马甲 hóng mǎ jiǎ red waistcoat/floor trader in stock market/stockbroker
后甲板 hòu jiǎ bǎn afterdeck
护甲 hù jiǎ armor/bulletproof vest
花甲 huā jiǎ complete sexagenary cycle/a 60 year-old person/passage of time
机甲 jī jiǎ mecha (human-operated robots in Japanese manga)
甲胺 jiǎ àn methylamine
甲氨基 jiǎ ān jī methyalamino group
甲胺磷 jiǎ àn lín methamidophos (chemistry)
甲板 jiǎ bǎn deck (of a boat etc)
甲苯 jiǎ běn toluene C6H5CH3/methylbenzene
甲辰 jiǎ chén 41st year A5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1964 or 2024
甲虫 jiǎ chóng beetle
甲虫车 Jiǎ chóng chē Volkswagen Beetle
甲醇 jiǎ chún methyl alcohol/methanol CH3OH/wood alcohol/wood spirit
甲醇中毒 jiǎ chún zhōng dú methyl alcohol poisoning
甲等 jiǎ děng grade A/first-class
甲第 jiǎ dì residence of a noble/top candidate in the imperial examinations
甲二醇 jiǎ èr chún methylene glycol
甲方 jiǎ fāng first party (law)/see also 乙方[yǐ fāng]
甲酚 jiǎ fēn cresol (chemistry)
甲肝 jiǎ gān hepatitis A
甲沟炎 jiǎ gōu yán paronychia (medicine)
甲骨 jiǎ gǔ tortoise shell and animal bones used in divination/oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
甲骨文 jiǎ gǔ wén oracle script/oracle bone inscriptions (an early form of Chinese script)
甲骨文字 jiǎ gǔ wén zì oracle script/oracle bone character (an early form of Chinese script)
甲磺磷定 jiǎ huáng lín dìng pralidoxime mesylate
甲基 jiǎ jī methyl group (chemistry)
甲级 jiǎ jí first rate/top class/excellent
甲基安非他命 jiǎ jī ān fēi tā mìng methamphetamine
甲基苯丙胺 jiǎ jī běn bǐng àn methamphetamine
甲级战犯 jiǎ jí zhàn fàn a grade A war criminal
甲铠 jiǎ kǎi armor
甲亢 jiǎ kàng hyperthyroidism/abbr. for 甲狀腺功能亢進|甲状腺功能亢进[jiǎ zhuàng xiàn gōng néng kàng jìn]
甲壳虫类 jiǎ ké chóng lèi coleoptera
甲流 jiǎ liú type A influenza/abbr. for 甲型H1N1流感/refers to H1N1 influenza of 2009
甲硫氨酸 jiǎ liú ān suān methionine (Met), an essential amino acid
甲醚 jiǎ mí methyl ether CH3OCH3
甲壳 jiǎ qiào carapace/crust/outer shell/also pr. [jiǎ ké]
甲壳虫 Jiǎ qiào chóng the Beatles (1960s UK pop group)
甲壳虫 jiǎ qiào chóng beetle
甲壳动物 jiǎ qiào dòng wù crustacean
甲壳类 jiǎ qiào lèi crustacean
甲壳素 jiǎ qiào sù chitin
甲氰菊酯 jiǎ qíng jú zhǐ fenpropathrin (insecticide)
甲醛 jiǎ quán formaldehyde (HCHO)
甲申 jiǎ shēn 21st year A9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2004 or 2064
甲申政变 Jiǎ shēn zhèng biàn unsuccessful and bloody Korean palace coup in 1884 by Westernisers against conservatives, crushed by Qing troops
甲酸 jiǎ suān formylic acid (HCOOH)/formic acid/methanoic acid
甲烷 jiǎ wán methane CH4
甲午 jiǎ wǔ thirty-first year A7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1954 or 2014
甲午战争 Jiǎ wǔ Zhàn zhēng First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
甲仙 Jiǎ xiān Jiaxian or Chiahsien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gāo xióng xiàn], southwest Taiwan
甲仙乡 Jiǎ xiān xiāng Jiaxian or Chiahsien township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gāo xióng xiàn], southwest Taiwan
甲硝唑 jiǎ xiāo zuò metronidazole (antibacterial agent)/Flagyl (trade name)
甲型 jiǎ xíng type A/type I/alpha-
甲型肝炎 jiǎ xíng gān yán hepatitis A
甲型球蛋白 jiǎ xíng qiú dàn bái alpha globulin/alpha fetoprotein (AFP)
甲戌 jiǎ xū eleventh year A11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1994 or 2054
甲氧基 jiǎ yǎng jī methoxy (chemistry)
甲氧西林 jiǎ yǎng xī lín methicillin (a semisynthetic penicillin) (loanword)
甲乙 jiǎ yǐ first two of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]
甲寅 jiǎ yín 51st year A3 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1974 or 2034
甲鱼 jiǎ yú turtle/terrapin/Taiwan pr. [jià yú]
甲之蜜糖,乙之砒霜 jiǎ zhī mì táng, yǐ zhī pī shuāng one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom)
甲冑 jiǎ zhòu variant of 甲胄[jiǎ zhòu]
甲胄 jiǎ zhòu armor
甲状 jiǎ zhuàng thyroid (gland)
甲状旁腺 jiǎ zhuàng páng xiàn parathyroid
甲状腺 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn thyroid gland
甲状腺功能亢进 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn gōng néng kàng jìn hyperthyroidism/abbr. to 甲亢[jiǎ kàng]
甲状腺素 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn sù thyroid hormone/thyroxine (used to treat underactive thyroid)
甲状腺肿 jiǎ zhuàng xiàn zhǒng goiter (enlargement of thyroid gland)
甲子 jiǎ zǐ first year of the sixty-year cycle (where each year is numbered with one of the 10 heavenly stems 天干[tiān gān] and one of the 12 earthly branches 地支[dì zhī])/the sixty-year cycle
甲紫 jiǎ zǐ gentian violet
脚指甲 jiǎo zhǐ jia toenail
解甲 jiě jiǎ to remove armor/to return to civilian life
解甲归田 jiě jiǎ guī tián to remove armor and return to the farm/to return to civilian life
救生艇甲板 jiù shēng tǐng jiǎ bǎn boat deck (upper deck on which lifeboats are stored)
聚甲醛 jù jiǎ quán polyformaldehyde (CH2O)n
铠甲 kǎi jiǎ armor
抗菌甲硝唑 kàng jūn jiǎ xiāo zuò anti-bacterial metronidazole
抗耐甲氧西林金葡菌 kàng nài jiǎ yǎng xī lín jīn pú jūn methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
科甲 kē jiǎ imperial examinations
盔甲 kuī jiǎ armor/body armor and helmet
亮菌甲素 liàng jūn jiǎ sù armillarisin (fungal enzyme used as antibiotic)
邻苯二甲酸酯 lín běn èr jiǎ suān zhǐ phthalate (chemistry)
鳞甲 lín jiǎ scale/plate of armor
鲮鲤甲 líng lǐ jiǎ pangolin (Manis pentadactylata)/scaly ant-eater
六甲 Liù jiǎ Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
六甲乡 Liù jiǎ xiāng Liuchia township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
氯甲烷 lǜ jiǎ wán methyl chloride CH3Cl
马甲 mǎ jiǎ corset/sockpuppet (Internet slang)/vest (dialect)
马六甲 Mǎ liù jiǎ Malacca or Melaka (town and state in Malaysia), also strait between Malaysia and Sumatra
马六甲海峡 Mǎ liù jiǎ Hǎi xiá Strait of Malacca
满城尽带黄金甲 Mǎn chéng jìn dài huáng jīn jiǎ Curse of the Golden Flower (2007), period drama movie by Zhang Yimou
美甲 měi jiǎ manicure and-or pedicure
某甲 mǒu jiǎ somebody/certain individual
拇指甲 mǔ zhǐ jia thumbnail
尼布甲尼撒 Ní bù jiǎ ní sā Nebuchadnezzar
披甲 pī jiǎ to don armor
破甲弹 pò jiǎ dàn armor piercing shell
奇门遁甲 qí mén dùn jiǎ ancient Chinese divination tradition (still in use today)
前甲板 qián jiǎ bǎn forward deck (of a boat)
前三甲 qián sān jiǎ top three
窃蠹甲 qiè dù jiǎ drugstore beetle/CL:隻|只[zhī]
氰溴甲苯 qíng xiù jiǎ běn cyanobenzyl bromide
丘逢甲 Qiū Féng jiǎ Qiu Fengjia or Ch'iu Feng-chia (1864-1912), Taiwanese Hakkanese poet
戎甲 róng jiǎ weapons and armor
软甲纲 ruǎn jiǎ gāng Malacostraca, a large class of crustaceans
三甲 sān jiǎ 3rd rank of candidates who passed the imperial examination
三氯甲烷 sān lǜ jiǎ wán chloroform CHCl3/trichloromethane
三硝基甲苯 sān xiāo jī jiǎ běn trinitrotoluene (TNT)
身怀六甲 shēn huái liù jiǎ to be pregnant (idiom)
羧甲司坦 suō jiǎ sī tǎn carbocysteine
铁甲 tiě jiǎ mail plating/armor/armor plating
铁甲车 tiě jiǎ chē armored car
铁甲船 tiě jiǎ chuán armored ship
铁甲舰 tiě jiǎ jiàn ironclad/an armor-plated battleship
艇甲板 tǐng jiǎ bǎn boat deck (upper deck on which lifeboats are stored)
西甲 Xī Jiǎ La Liga, the top division of the Spanish football league system
洗甲水 xǐ jiǎ shuǐ nail polish remover
下鼻甲 xià bí jiǎ inferior nasal conchae
象甲 xiàng jiǎ weevil/snout beetle
胸甲 xiōng jiǎ breastplate
修指甲 xiū zhǐ jia manicure
学甲 Xué jiǎ Hsuehchia town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
学甲镇 Xué jiǎ zhèn Hsuehchia town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tái nán xiàn], Taiwan
咬甲癖 yǎo jiǎ pǐ onychophagia (nail biting)
一甲 yī jiǎ 1st rank or top three candidates who passed the imperial examination (i.e. 狀元|状元[zhuàng yuán], 榜眼[bǎng yǎn], and 探花[tàn huā], respectively)
衣甲 yì jiǎ armor
意甲 Yì Jiǎ Serie A, the top division of the Italian football league system
一甲子 yī jiǎ zǐ sixty years
枕戈寝甲 zhěn gē qǐn jiǎ to sleep on one's armor with a spear as a pillow (idiom)/to keep ready for battle at all times
指甲 zhǐ jia fingernail
趾甲 zhǐ jiǎ toenail
指甲刀 zhǐ jia dāo nail clipper
指甲盖 zhǐ jia gài fingernail
指甲剪 zhǐ jia jiǎn nail clipper
指甲钳 zhǐ jia qián nail clipper
指甲油 zhǐ jia yóu nail polish
胄甲 zhòu jiǎ helmet and armor
装甲 zhuāng jiǎ vehicle armor
装甲车 zhuāng jiǎ chē armored car/CL:輛|辆[liàng]
装甲车辆 zhuāng jiǎ chē liàng armored vehicles

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