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); abbr. for Canada 加拿大 ; surname Jia
Chinese Definition:

Antonyms: 减小
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
更加 gèng jiā more (than sth else); even more
加强 jiā qiáng to reinforce; to strengthen; to increase
加入 jiā to become a member; to join; to mix into; to participate in; to add in
More: 加* | *加 | *加*
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