Meaning of 家

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(Trad.: 傢, 家)
Pinyin: jiā
English Definition: see 家伙 ; home; 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:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
大家 [ jiā ]: everyone; influential family; great expert
国家 [ guó jiā ]: country; nation; state; Classifiers:
作家 [ zuò jiā ]: author; Classifiers:
家具 [ jiā ]: furniture; Classifiers:
家庭 [ jiā tíng ]: family; household; Classifiers:
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