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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
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1 jiāJia1home; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle etc); classifier 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; Classifiers: ; see 家伙 ; surname Jia
2家庭 jiā tíngjia1 ting2family; household; Classifiers:
3家里 家裡 jiā jia1 li3home
4家长 家長 jiā zhǎngjia1 zhang3head of a household; family head; patriarch; parent or guardian of a child
5家乡 家鄉 jiā xiāngjia1 xiang1hometown; native place; Classifiers:
6家伙 jiā huojia1 huo5household dish, implement or furniture; domestic animal; (coll.) guy; chap; weapon; variant of 家伙
7家属 家屬 jiā shǔjia1 shu3family member; (family) dependent
8家族 jiā jia1 zu2family; clan
9家中 jiā zhōngjia1 zhong1one's family
10家务 家務 jiā jia1 wu4household duties; housework
11家畜 jiā chùjia1 chu4domestic animal; livestock; cattle
12家人 jiā rénjia1 ren2household; (one's) family
13家门 家門 jiā ménjia1 men2house door; family clan
14家禽 jiā qínjia1 qin2poultry; domestic fowl
15家用 jiā yòngjia1 yong4home-use; domestic; family expenses; housekeeping money
16家八哥 jiā jia1 ba1 ge1(bird species of China) common myna (Acridotheres tristis)
17家暴 jiā bàojia1 bao4domestic violence; abbr. for 家庭暴力
18家蚕 家蠶 jiā cánjia1 can2the common silkworm (Bombyx mori)
19家产 家產 jiā chǎnjia1 chan3family property
20家常 jiā chángjia1 chang2the daily life of a family
21家常便饭 家常便飯 jiā cháng biàn fànjia1 chang2 bian4 fan4simple home-style meal; common occurrence; nothing out of the ordinary
22家常菜 jiā cháng càijia1 chang2 cai4home cooking
23家常豆腐 jiā cháng dòu fujia1 chang2 dou4 fu5home-style tofu
24家臣 jiā chénjia1 chen2counselor of king or feudal warlord; henchman
25家丑 家醜 jiā chǒujia1 chou3family scandal; skeleton in the closet
26家丑不可外传 家醜不可外傳 jiā chǒu wài chuánjia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 chuan2lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public
27家丑不可外传,流言切莫轻信 家醜不可外傳,流言切莫輕信 jiā chǒu wài chuán , liú yán qiè qīng xìnjia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 chuan2 , liu2 yan2 qie4 mo4 qing1 xin4Don't spread abroad the shame of the family, don't believe rumors lightly (common expression); Don't wash your dirty linen in public, don't listen to others' gossip.
28家丑不可外扬 家醜不可外揚 jiā chǒu wài yángjia1 chou3 bu4 ke3 wai4 yang2lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public
29家传 家傳 jiā chuánjia1 chuan2handed down in a family; family traditions
30家慈 jiā jia1 ci2(polite) my mother
31家当 家當 jiā dàngjia1 dang4familial property; belongings
32家道 jiā dàojia1 dao4family financial circumstances
33家道小康 jiā dào xiǎo kāngjia1 dao4 xiao3 kang1to be comfortably off (idiom)
34家道中落 jiā dào zhōng luòjia1 dao4 zhong1 luo4to come down in the world (idiom); to suffer a reversal of fortune
35家的 jiā dejia1 de5(old) wife
36家底 jiā jia1 di3family property; patrimony
37家弟 jiā jia1 di4(polite) my younger brother
38家电 家電 jiā diànjia1 dian4household electric appliance; abbr. for 家用电器
39家丁 jiā dīngjia1 ding1(old) servant hired to keep guard, run errands etc
40家儿 家兒 jiā érjia1 er2(old) child, particularly referring to the son who resembles his father
41家翻宅乱 家翻宅亂 jiā fān zhái luànjia1 fan1 zhai2 luan4There is no peace in the house. (idiom)
42家妇 家婦 jiā jia1 fu4(polite) my father; wife (old)
43家公 jiā gōngjia1 gong1head of a family; (polite) my father; (polite) my grandfather; your esteemed father
44家姑 jiā jia1 gu1(polite) father's sisters
45家和万事兴 家和萬事興 jiā wàn shì xīngjia1 he2 wan4 shi4 xing1if the family lives in harmony all affairs will prosper (idiom)
46家姬 jiā jia1 ji1(old) female servants or concubines in homes of the rich
47家给人足 家給人足 jiā rén jia1 ji3 ren2 zu2lit. each household provided for, enough for the individual (idiom); comfortably off
48家计 家計 jiā jia1 ji4family livelihood; a household's economic situation; family property
49家家户户 家家戶戶 jiā jiā jia1 jia1 hu4 hu4each and every family (idiom); every household
50家家酒 jiā jiā jiǔjia1 jia1 jiu3to play house (Tw)
51家家有本难念的经 家家有本難念的經 jiā jiā yǒu běn nán niàn de jīngjia1 jia1 you3 ben3 nan2 nian4 de5 jing1Every family goes through its problems. (idiom)
52家教 jiā jiàojia1 jiao4privately-owned car; family education; upbringing; to bring sb up; private tutor
53家姐 jiā jiějia1 jie3(polite) my older sister
54家景 jiā jǐngjia1 jing3the family's financial circumstances
55家境 jiā jìngjia1 jing4family financial situation; family circumstances
56家舅 jiā jiùjia1 jiu4(polite) my maternal uncle
57家居 jiā jia1 ju1home; residence; to stay at home (unemployed)
58家居卖场 家居賣場 jiā mài chǎngjia1 ju1 mai4 chang3furniture store; furniture mall
59家俱 jiā jia1 ju4variant of 家具 ; furniture; Classifiers: ; variant of 家具
60家眷 jiā juànjia1 juan4one's wife and children
61家老 jiā lǎojia1 lao3(old) a senior in one's household
62家乐福 家樂福 jiā Jia1 le4 fu2Carrefour, French supermarket chain
63家乐氏 家樂氏 jiā shìJia1 le4 shi4Kellogg's (US food manufacturing company)
64家累千金,坐不垂堂 jiā lěi qiān jīn , zuò chuí tángjia1 lei3 qian1 jin1 , zuo4 bu4 chui2 tang2lit. a wealthy person does not sit under the eaves (idiom); fig. a rich man does not expose himself to danger
65家里蹲 家裡蹲 jiā dūnjia1 li3 dun1recluse; hikikomori person
66家麻雀 jiā quèjia1 ma2 que4(bird species of China) house sparrow (Passer domesticus)
67家母 jiā jia1 mu3(polite) my mother
68家娘 jiā niángjia1 niang2(dialect) husband's mother
69家奴 jiā jia1 nu2domestic slave; slave servant
70家培 jiā péijia1 pei2cultivated; home grown
71家贫如洗 家貧如洗 jiā pín jia1 pin2 ru2 xi3extreme poverty (idiom); destitute; penniless; poor as church mice
72家婆 jiā jia1 po2(dialect) mother-in-law; (house)wife
73家破人亡 jiā rén wángjia1 po4 ren2 wang2family bankrupt and the people dead (idiom); ruined and orphaned; destitute and homeless
74家谱 家譜 jiā jia1 pu3genealogy; family tree
75家雀儿 家雀兒 jiā qiǎo rjia1 qiao3 r5(coll.) sparrow
76家亲 家親 jiā qīnjia1 qin1older generation in one's household (often referring to one's parents); one's deceased close relatives
77家人一等 jiā rén děngjia1 ren2 yi1 deng3a cut above; top quality
78家嫂 jiā sǎojia1 sao3(polite) my sister-in-law
79家世 jiā shìjia1 shi4wife; family; (literary) residence; family matters; domestic affairs; housework; family background
80家世寒微 jiā shì hán wēijia1 shi4 han2 wei1to be of humble origin (idiom)
81家什 jiā shijia1 shi5utensils; furniture
82家叔 jiā shūjia1 shu1(polite) my uncle (father's younger brother)
83家数 家數 jiā shùjia1 shu4the distinctive style and techniques handed down from master to apprentice within a particular school
84家私 jiā jia1 si1family property; family wealth
85家庭暴力 jiā tíng bào jia1 ting2 bao4 li4domestic violence
86家庭背景 jiā tíng bèi jǐngjia1 ting2 bei4 jing3family background
87家庭成员 家庭成員 jiā tíng chéng yuánjia1 ting2 cheng2 yuan2family member
88家庭地址 jiā tíng zhǐjia1 ting2 di4 zhi3home address
89家庭教师 家庭教師 jiā tíng jiào shījia1 ting2 jiao4 shi1tutor
90家庭生活 jiā tíng shēng huójia1 ting2 sheng1 huo2home life
91家庭主夫 jiā tíng zhǔ jia1 ting2 zhu3 fu1househusband; househusband
92家庭主妇 家庭主婦 jiā tíng zhǔ jia1 ting2 zhu3 fu4housewife
93家庭作业 家庭作業 jiā tíng zuò jia1 ting2 zuo4 ye4homework
94家僮 jiā tóngjia1 tong2servant; servant
95家徒四壁 jiā jia1 tu2 si4 bi4lit. with only four bare walls for a home (idiom); fig. very poor; wretched
96家乡菜 家鄉菜 jiā xiāng càijia1 xiang1 cai4regional dish; local cuisine
97家乡鸡 家鄉雞 jiā xiāng jia1 xiang1 ji1hometown chicken (item on a menu)
98家信 jiā xìnjia1 xin4letter (to or from) home
99家兄 jiā xiōngjia1 xiong1(polite) my elder brother
100家训 家訓 jiā xùnjia1 xun4instructions to one's children; family precepts
101家鸦 家鴉 jiā jia1 ya1domestic duck; (bird species of China) house crow (Corvus splendens)
102家鸭绿头鸭 家鴨綠頭鴨 jiā tóu jia1 ya1 lu:4 tou2 ya1mallard; duck (Anas platyrhyncha)
103家严 家嚴 jiā yánjia1 yan2(polite) my father
104家燕 jiā yànjia1 yan4dinner party held in one's home; family reunion dinner; (bird species of China) barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
105家养 家養 jiā yǎngjia1 yang3domestic (animals); home reared
106家爷 家爺 jiā jia1 ye2(old) a term servants used to refer to their master
107家业 家業 jiā jia1 ye4family property
108家蝇 家蠅 jiā yíngjia1 ying2house fly
109家佣 家傭 jiā yōngjia1 yong1domestic helper
110家用电脑 家用電腦 jiā yòng diàn nǎojia1 yong4 dian4 nao3home computer
111家用电器 家用電器 jiā yòng diàn jia1 yong4 dian4 qi4domestic electric appliance
112家语 家語 jiā Jia1 yu3The School Sayings of Confucius (abbr. for 孔子家语 )
113家喻户晓 家喻戶曉 jiā xiǎojia1 yu4 hu4 xiao3understood by everyone (idiom); well known; a household name
114家园 家園 jiā yuánjia1 yuan2home; homeland
115家灶 jiā zàojia1 zao4hearth
116家宅 jiā zháijia1 zhai2home; residence; house
117家长会 家長會 jiā zhǎng huìjia1 zhang3 hui4parent-teacher conference; parents' association
118家长制 家長制 jiā zhǎng zhìjia1 zhang3 zhi4patriarchal system
119家政 jiā zhèngjia1 zheng4housekeeping
120家政课程 家政課程 jiā zhèng chéngjia1 zheng4 ke4 cheng2home-economics course
121家政学 家政學 jiā zhèng xuéjia1 zheng4 xue2family and consumer science
122家政员 家政員 jiā zhèng yuánjia1 zheng4 yuan2housekeeping staff
123家主 jiā zhǔjia1 zhu3head of a household
124家赀万贯 家貲萬貫 jiā wàn guànjia1 zi1 wan4 guan4immensely rich
125家姊 jiā jia1 zi3my sister
126家子 jiā zijia1 zi5household; family
127家族树 家族樹 jiā shùjia1 zu2 shu4a family tree
128家祖 jiā jia1 zu3(polite) my paternal grandfather
129家传 家傳 jiā zhuànjia1 zhuan4family history (as a literary genre)
130家长家短 家長家短 jiā cháng jiā duǎnjia1 chang2 jia1 duan3family goings-on
131家法 jiā jia1 fa3the rules and discipline that apply within a family; stick used for punishing children or servants; traditions of an artistic or academic school of thought, passed on from master to pupil
132家花没有野花香 家花沒有野花香 jiā huā méi yǒu huā xiāngjia1 hua1 mei2 you3 ye3 hua1 xiang1lit. the flowers in one's garden cannot match the fragrance of wild flowers (idiom); fig. other women seem more attractive than one's own partner; the grass is always greener on the other side
133家马 家馬 jiā jia1 ma3domestic horse
134家乡话 家鄉話 jiā xiāng huàjia1 xiang1 hua4native language; native dialect

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