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Meaning of 夹

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(Trad.: 夾)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A person stuck between two others
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] man, husband; worker; those
    • [ ha ] kwukyel
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  • Pinyin: jiā
    English Definition: to press from either side; to place in between; to sandwich; to carry sth under armpit; wedged between; between; to intersperse; to mix; to mingle; clip; folder; Taiwan pr. [jia2]
    Chinese Definition:
    ①从两旁钳住:使劲儿夹住。
    ②两旁有物限制住,在两者之间:两山夹一水。夹峙。
    ③搀杂:夹生饭。夹杂。
    ④夹东西的器具:竹夹子。夹剪。卷(ju僴)夹。

    Example Words:
    夹杂 jiā to mix together (disparate substances); to mingle; a mix; to be tangled up with
    夹击 jiā pincer attack; attack from two or more sides; converging attack; attack on a flank; fork in chess, with one piece making two attacks
    夹攻 jiā gōng attack from two sides; pincer movement; converging attack; attack on a flank; fork in chess, with one piece making two attacks
    夹子 jiā zi clip; clamp; tongs; folder; wallet
    夹道 jiā dào a narrow street (lined with walls); to line the street
    More: 夹* | *夹 | *夹*
  • Pinyin: jiá
    English Definition: double-layered; lined (garment)
    Chinese Definition:
    ①两层的衣服:夹衣。夹被。
    ②古同“铗”,剑把子。

    Example Words:
    夹袄 jiá ǎo lined jacket; double layered jacket; Classifiers:
    夹脚拖鞋 jiá jiǎo tuō xié flip-flops
    More: 夹* | *夹 | *夹*
  • Pinyin: jià
    English Definition: Taiwan pr. used in 夹生 and 夹竹桃
Example Sentences
1
The student came along with an English dictionary under his arm.
2
Please clip these cards together.
3
If you want your friend to try something they should pick it up from your plate with their own chopsticks.
4
You put it among these journals.
5
He pinched his fingers in the door.