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jiǎ(jia3) , jia // pronunciations of 甲 in Mandarin Pinyin

Basic information about 甲

Unihan definition: armor, shell; fingernails; 1st heavenly stem

Number of strokes: 5
Examples of other characters consisting of 5 strokes: , , , , , , , , ,

Radical:  102.0

HSK level: 5
Other HSK 5 characters: , , , , , , , , , more hsk 5 charaters »

Frequency rank: 1106

General standard index number: 0239

English translation (based on CEDICT):

- first of the ten Heavenly Stems [shi2 tian1 gan1]
- (used for an unspecified person or thing)
- first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc)
- letter "A" or roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc
- armor plating
- shell or carapace
- (of the fingers or toes) nail
- bladed leather or metal armor (old)
- ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old)
- civil administration unit (old)


Unicode code point: U+7532

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