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 jiā 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 / CL:個|个[ge4]
Results beginning with 家
 jiā tíng family / household / CL:戶|户[hu4],個|个[ge4]
 jiā lǐ home
 jiā zú family / clan
 jiā yuán home / homeland
 jiā huo household dish, implement or furniture / domestic animal / (coll.) guy / chap / weapon
 jiā zhǎng head of a household / family head / patriarch / parent or guardian of a child
 jiā jù furniture / CL:件[jian4],套[tao4]
 jiā rén household / (one's) family
 jiā diàn household electric appliance / abbr. for 家用電器|家用电器
 jiā jū home / residence / to stay at home (unemployed)
 jiā zhōng one's family
 jiā yòng home-use / domestic / family expenses / housekeeping money
 jiā xiāng hometown / native place / CL:個|个[ge4]
 jiā shǔ family member / (family) dependent
 jiā jiào family education / upbringing / to bring sb up / private tutor
 jiā mén house door / family clan
 jiā zhèng housekeeping
 jiā qín poultry / domestic fowl
 jiā wù household duties / housework
 jiā jìng family financial situation / family circumstances
 jiā shì family matters / domestic affairs / housework
 jiā cháng the daily life of a family
 jiā jù variant of 家具[jia1 ju4]
 jiā dàng familial property / belongings
 jiā sī family property / family wealth
 jiā chǎn family property
 jiā shì family background
 jiā chù domestic animal / livestock / cattle
 jiā chuán handed down in a family / family traditions
 jiā fù (polite) my father
 jiā dīng (old) servant hired to keep guard, run errands etc
 jiā yè family property
 jiā dǐ family property / patrimony
 jiā yǎng domestic (animals) / home reared
 jiā pǔ genealogy / family tree
 jiā chén counselor of king or feudal warlord / henchman
 jiā juàn one's wife and children
 jiā mǔ (polite) my mother
 jiā nú domestic slave / slave servant
 jiā zhái home / residence / house
 jiā xìn letter (to or from) home
 jiā xùn instructions to one's children / family precepts
 jiā shi utensils / furniture
 jiā shì wife / family / (literary) residence
 jiā cán the common silkworm (Bombyx mori)
 jiā yán (polite) my father
 jiā bào domestic violence / abbr. for 家庭暴力[jia1 ting2 bao4 li4]
 jiā chǒu family scandal / skeleton in the closet
 jiā cí (polite) my mother
 jiā dào family financial circumstances
 jiā de (old) wife
 jiā dì (polite) my younger brother
 jiā ér (old) child, particularly referring to the son who resembles his father
 jiā fù wife (old)
 jiā gōng head of a family / (polite) my father / (polite) my grandfather / your esteemed father
 jiā gū (polite) father's sisters
 jiā jì family livelihood / a household's economic situation / family property
 jiā jī (old) female servants or concubines in homes of the rich
轿 jiā jiào privately-owned car
 jiā jiě (polite) my older sister
 jiā jǐng the state of family finance
 jiā jiù (polite) my maternal uncle
 jiā lǎo (old) a senior in one's household
 jiā niáng (dialect) husband's mother
 jiā péi cultivated / home grown
 jiā pó (dialect) mother-in-law / (house)wife
 jiā qīn older generation in one's household (often referring to one's parents) / one's deceased close relatives
 jiā sǎo (polite) my sister-in-law
 jiā shū (polite) my uncle (father's younger brother)
 jiā tóng servant
 jiā tóng servant
 jiā xiōng (polite) my elder brother
 jiā yā domestic duck
 jiā yā (bird species of China) house crow (Corvus splendens)
 jiā yàn (bird species of China) barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
 jiā yé (old) a term servants used to refer to their master
 jiā yíng house fly
 jiā yōng domestic helper
 Jiā yǔ Book of Sayings of Confucius and his disciples, abbr. for 孔子家語|孔子家语[Kong3 zi3 Jia1 yu3]
 jiā zào hearth
 jiā zǐ my sister
 jiā zi household / family
 jiā zǔ (polite) my paternal grandfather
 Jiā lè fú Carrefour, French supermarket chain
 jiā cháng cài home cooking
 jiā zhǎng huì parent-teacher conference / parents' association
 jiā zhǎng zhì patriarchal system
 jiā dé bǎo Home
  family leave
 jiā bā gē (bird species of China) common myna (Acridotheres tristis)
 jiā jiā jiǔ to play house (Tw)
 Jiā lè shì Kellogg's (US food manufacturing company)
 jiā má què (bird species of China) house sparrow (Passer domesticus)
 jiā qiǎo r (coll.) sparrow
 jiā shān yáng domestic
 jiā xiāng cài regional dish / local cuisine
 jiā xiāng jī home town chicken (item on a menu)
 jiā zhèng xué family and consumer science
 jiā zhèng yuán housekeeping staff
 jiā zú shù a family tree
 jiā yòng diàn qì domestic electric appliance
 jiā tíng jiào yù family education
 jiā tíng shēng huó home life
 jiā tíng chéng yuán family member
 jiā yù hù xiǎo understood by everyone (idiom) / well known / a household name
 jiā tíng zhǔ fù housewife
 jiā tíng bào lì domestic violence
便 jiā cháng biàn fàn simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary
 jiā jiā hù hù each and every family (idiom) / every household
 jiā yòng diàn nǎo home computer
 jiā pò rén wáng family bankrupt and the people dead (idiom) / ruined and orphaned / destitute and homeless
 jiā tú sì bì lit. with only four bare walls for a home (idiom) / fig. very poor / wretched
  family income
 jiā tíng jiào shī tutor
  family health
 jiā dào zhōng luò to come down in the world (idiom) / to suffer a reversal of fortune
 jiā pín rú xǐ extreme poverty (idiom) / destitute / penniless / poor as church mice
  domestic worker
  family wage
  animal husbandry
  direct-to-home television / direct-to-home broadcasting
  household sector
  family skills
  family files
  domestic labour
  visiting homemaker
访  home visitor
  family counselling
  domiciliary attention
  furniture standards
  family court
  family court
  family unit
  family allowance
  family budget
  family benefits
 jiā cháng dòu fu home-style tofu
 jiā jǐ rén zú lit. each household provided for, enough for the individual (idiom) / comfortably off
 jiā jū mài chǎng furniture store / furniture mall
 jiā qín wēn yì fowl pest
 jiā rén yī děng a cut above / top quality
 jiā shì hán wēi to be of humble origin (idiom)
 jiā tíng cè suǒ household latrine
 jiā tíng dì zhǐ home address
 jiā tíng fǎ diǎn family code
 jiā tíng fèi shuǐ domestic wastewater
 jiā tíng gōng yè cottage industry
 jiā tíng guān xi family relations
 jiā tíng hù lǐ home care
 jiā tíng tuán jù family reunion
 guó jiā country / nation / state / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dà jiā everyone / influential family / great expert
 zhuān jiā expert / specialist / CL:個|个[ge4]
 wán jiā player (of a game) / enthusiast (audio, model planes etc)
 rén jia other people / sb else / he, she or they / I, me (referring to oneself as "one" or "people")
 rén jiā household / dwelling / family / sb else's house / household business / house of woman's husband-to-be / CL:戶|户[hu4],家[jia1]
 huí jiā to return home
 yī jiā the whole family / the same family / the family ... (when preceded by a family name) / group
 zuò jiā author / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
 chǎng jiā factory / factory owners
 shāng jiā merchant / business / enterprise
 dú jiā exclusive
 xué jiā scholar
 mǎi jiā buyer / client
 mài jiā seller
 huáng jiā royal / imperial household
 shǒu jiā first (hotel of its type, store of its type etc)
 shì jiā family influential for generations / aristocratic family
 huà jiā painter / CL:個|个[ge4]
 míng jiā renowned expert / master (of an art or craft)
 quán jiā whole family
 zì jiā oneself / one's own family
 bān jiā to move house / removal
 lǎo jiā native place / place of origin / home state or region
 dào jiā perfect / excellent / brought to the utmost degree
 guǎn jiā housekeeper / butler / manage one's household
 jū jiā to live at home / to stay at home / home (schooling etc) / in-home (care etc) / household (repairs etc) / living (environment etc)
 dāng jiā to manage the household / to be the one in charge of the family / to call the shots / to be in charge
 nóng jiā peasant family
 bǎi jiā many schools of thought / many people or households
 zhuāng jiā farmhouse / banker (gambling)
 Rú jiā Confucian school, founded by Confucius 孔子[Kong3 zi3] (551-479 BC) and Mencius 孟子[Meng4 zi3] (c. 372-c. 289 BC)
 yíng jiā winner
 sī jiā private / privately owned or managed
 Kè jiā Hakka ethnic group (Han Chinese migrants from north to south China)
 háng jiā connoisseur / expert / veteran
 chū jiā to leave home (to become a Buddhist monk or nun)
 Dào jiā Daoist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC), based on the teachings of Laozi or Lao-tze 老子[Lao3 zi3] (c. 500 BC-) and Zhuangzi 庄子 / (369-286 BC)
 jiǔ jiā restaurant / bartender / (old) wineshop / tavern
 yuān jia enemy / foe / (in opera) sweetheart or destined love
 lín jiā next-door neighbor / neighboring household / adjacent country (short for 鄰接的國家|邻接的国家[lin2 jie1 de5 guo2 jia1])
 wáng jiā princely
 qǐ jiā to start out by / to grow an enterprise beginning with / to begin one's career by
 diàn jiā proprietor of a shop or restaurant / landlord / shop
 niáng jia married woman's parents' home
 chéng jiā to settle down and get married (of a man) / to become a recognized expert
 zhōu jiā the Zhou family (household, firm etc) / Jow-Ga Kung Fu - Martial Art
 ān jiā to settle down / to set up a home
 kān jiā to look after the house / (of skill, ability) special / outstanding
 dōng jiā master (i.e. employer) / landlord / boss
 Yí jiā IKEA, Swedish furniture retailer
 xiǎng jiā homesick
 yǎng jiā to support a family / to raise a family
 zhù jiā residence / household / to reside
 zá jiā I / me / my / (often used in early vernacular literature)
 zán jiā I / me / we / my home / our house
 fā jiā to lay down a family fortune / to get rich / to become prosperous
 Fó jiā Buddhism / Buddhist
 fēn jiā to separate and live apart / division of a large family into smaller groups
 qìng jia parents of one's daughter-in-law or son-in-law / relatives by marriage
 bīng jiā military strategist in ancient China / military commander / soldier
 pó jia husband's family
 liáng jiā good family / innocent people
 hé jiā whole family / entire household
 fǎn jiā to return home
 liù jiā Six schools of pre-Han philosophy, as analyzed by 司馬談|司马谈[Si1 ma3 Tan2] (儒家[Ru2 jia1], 道家[Dao4 jia1], 陰陽|阴阳[yin1 yang2], 法家[Fa3 jia1], 名家[Ming2 jia1], and 墨家[Mo4 jia1])
 fāng jiā learned person / expert in a certain field / abbr. for 大方之家[da4 fang1 zhi1 jia1]
 jǔ jiā the whole family
 chǎo jiā speculator
 guān jiā emperor / government / official
 běn jiā a member of the same clan / a distant relative with the same family name
 shǐ jiā historian
 chí jiā to housekeep / housekeeping
 sú jiā layman / layperson / original home of a monk
 xià jiā player whose turn comes next (in a game) / next one / my humble home
 Miáo jiā see 苗族[Miao2 zu2]
 chuán jiā person who lives and makes a living on a boat / boatman / boat dweller
 Fǎ jiā Legalist School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) founded by Han Fei 韓非|韩非[Han2 Fei1] and Li Si 李斯[Li3 Si1], later adopted by Shang Yang 商鞅[Shang1 Yang1] whose reforms helped establish the supremacy of the Qin Dynasty 秦代[Qin1 dai4] (221-207 BC)
 chāo jiā to search a house and confiscate possessions
 chuán jiā to pass on through the generations
 liàn jiā home-loving / to feel a strong attachment to home life / to begrudge being away from home
 hé jiā variant of 合家[he2 jia1]
 Mò jiā Mohist School of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), founded by the philosopher 墨子[Mo4 zi3]
 yuè jiā wife's parents' home
 tóu jiā organizer of a gambling party who takes a cut of the winnings / banker (gambling) / preceding player (in a game) / (dialect) boss / proprietor
 Zá jiā Miscellaneous School of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) whose leading advocate was Lü / Buwei 呂不韋|吕不韦[Lu:3 Bu4 wei2]
 ā gū husband's mother
 āi jiā I, me (self-referring by a widowed empress etc, used in historical novels and operas)
 āi jiā from house to house, one by one
 bìng jiā a patient and his family
 chāng jiā brothel
 Dàn jiā Tanka, boat-dwelling people of Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Hainan, and Zhejiang provinces
 duì jiā partner (in four person game) / family of proposed marriage partner
 gōng jiā the public / the state / society / the public purse
 guàn jia (usually derog.) an old hand at sth
 gù jiā old and respected family / family whose members have been officials from generation to generation
 Hóng Jiā the Hong family (household) / Hung Gar Kung Fu - Martial Art
 hún jiā wife
 jiù jiā notable former families
 Mǎ jiā Machia township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 mín jiā minka / commoner's house / Bai ethnic group
 nán jiā man's family (in marriage)
 nu:3 jiā bride's family (in marriage)
 nú jiā (old) your servant (humble self-reference by young female)
 pò jiā to destroy one's family
 pù jiā store / shop
 Qiǎo jiā Qiaojia county in Zhaotong 昭通[Zhao1 tong1], Yunnan
 qiāo jiā to run away from home
 qí jiā to govern one's family / to manage one's household
 qīng jiā to ruin a family / to lose a fortune
 shàng jiā preceding player (in a game)
 tàn jiā to make a trip home
 Téng jiā Tengjia township in Rongcheng 榮成|荣成, Weihai 威海, Shandong
 tú jiā painter / artist
 xīng jiā astrologist (in former times)
 yī jiā healer / physician / medical man / doctor (esp. of TCM)
 kē xué jiā scientist / CL:個|个[ge4]
 Shí jiā zhuāng Shijiazhuang prefecture level city and capital of Hebei Province 河北省[He2 bei3 Sheng3] in north China
 qǐ yè jiā entrepreneur
 guó jiā duì the national team
 dà jiā hǎo Hi everybody !
 guó jiā jí (administrative) national-level
 yì shù jiā artist / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]
 lǎo rén jiā polite term for old woman or man
 Wēn Jiā bǎo Wen Jiabao (1942-), Premier of PRC from 2003-2013
 Zhāng jiā gǎng Zhangjiagang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州[Su1 zhou1], Jiangsu
 yīn yuè jiā musician
 zhé xué jiā philosopher
 zhèng zhì jiā statesman / politician / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]
 wén xué jiā writer / man of letters / CL:個|个[ge4]
 fēn xī jiā (political) analyst
 shū fǎ jiā calligrapher
 zuò qǔ jiā composer / songwriter
 Zhāng jiā kǒu Zhangjiakou prefecture level city in Hebei
 Xú jiā huì Xujiahui, an area in 徐匯區|徐汇区[Xu2 hui4 qu1], Xuhui district, central Shanghai
 sī jiā chē private car
 sī xiǎng jiā thinker
 jiào yù jiā educationalist
 shōu cáng jiā a collector (e.g. of artworks)
 huí lǎo jiā to go back to one's roots / to return to one's native place / by ext. to join one's ancestors (i.e. to die)
 píng lùn jiā critic / reviewer
 zī běn jiā capitalist
 xiǎo shuō jiā novelist
 quán jiā fú photograph of the entire family / hodgepodge (cookery)
 shù xué jiā mathematician
 màn huà jiā cartoon writer (from Japanese mangaka)
 shè yǐng jiā photographer
 hǎo jiā huo my God! / oh boy! / man!
 Tǔ jiā zú Tujia ethnic group of Hunan
 chū jiā rén monk / nun (Buddhist or Daoist)
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