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甲 jiǎ:  Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 5 UNDER CONSTRUCTION

甲 (jiǎ) English Meaning

  • first (in a list, as a party to a contract, in terms of quality, etc.)
  • first of the ten heavenly stems 十天十天干(shí tiān gān)
  • (used for an unspecified person or thing)
  • 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)

Traditional Character:  

+ is only found in HSK 5.

甲 forms words in:

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