Meaning of 加

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Pinyin: jiā
English Definition: to add; plus; (used after an adverb such as , , etc, and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to sth or sb previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions etc) to (sb); to give (support, consideration etc) to (sth)
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: Supporting a cause with the strength of one's words
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
参加 [ cān jiā ]: to participate; to take part; to join
增加 [ zēng jiā ]: to raise; to increase
加油站 [ jiā yóu zhàn ]: gas station
加班 [ jiā bān ]: to work overtime
加工 [ jiā gōng ]: to process; processing; working (of machinery)
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