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The Chinese word jia - 加 - jiā
(plus in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jiā

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English translations

plus, to add, to increase

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Chinese characters  ( jia / jiā ) with pronunciation (English translation: plus )
The traditional Chinese characters of jiā are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to speed up  |  addition
加 ( jia / jiā ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 186)
Chinese example words containing the character 加 ( jia / jiā )
阿空加瓜山 ( Ākòngjiāguāshān = Aconcagua ), 阿拉斯加 ( Ālāsījiā = Alaska ), 班加罗尔 ( Bānjiāluó'ĕr = Bangalore ), 保加利亚 ( Băojiālìyà = Bulgaria ), 参加 ( cānjiā = to join ), 更加 ( gèngjiā = more ), 加班 ( jiābān = overtime ),
Other characters that are pronounced jiā in Chinese
More words that mean to add in Chinese
duì ( 兑 ), tiān ( 添 )

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