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The Chinese word jia - 夹 - jiā
(to clip from both sides in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to clip from both sides, clip, to place in between,
to press from both sides

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 夹 ( jiā ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( jia / jiā ) with pronunciation (English translation: to clip from both sides )
夹 ( jia / jiā ) in traditional characters

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

jig  |  clamp
Chinese example words containing the character 夹 ( jia / jiā )
文件夹 ( wénjiànjiā = folder )
Other characters that are pronounced jiā in Chinese

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