Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

jiǎ jià

  1. jiǎ noun armor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Protective armor made from leather or metal; as in 铠甲 (Guoyu '甲' n 2; Kroll '甲' 3; Unihan '甲'; XHZD '甲' 2)
  2. jiǎ adjective first
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: For example, 甲等 first-class (Guoyu '甲' adj 1; Kroll '甲' 5)
  3. jiǎ proper noun First Heavenly Stem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Heavenly Stem 天干
    Notes: (Guoyu '甲' n 1; Kroll '甲' 4; Unihan '甲'; XHZD '甲' 1)
  4. jiǎ noun Kangxi radical 102
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Alternate form for 田 (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  5. jiǎ noun finger and toe nails / claw / talon
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 指甲 'fingernail' and 脚趾甲 'toenail' (Guoyu '甲' n 5; Kroll '甲' 2b; Unihan '甲'; XHZD '甲' 4)
  6. jiǎ noun shell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 硬壳; for example, 龟甲 'tortoise shell' (Guoyu '甲' n 4; Kroll '甲' 2; Unihan '甲'; XHZD '甲' 3)
  7. jiǎ noun administrative unit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In imperial China (Guoyu '甲' n 7; XHZD '甲' 6)
  8. jiǎ noun sheath
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Outer protective sheath for sprouting plants (Kroll '甲' 1)
  9. jiǎ pronoun anonymous character
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For an unknown or fictionary figure; for example, 某甲 'a certain person' (Guoyu '甲' pronoun; Kroll '甲' 6)
  10. jià noun a class of animals with shells
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For an unknown or fictionary figure (Guoyu '甲' jià; Kroll '甲' 2a)
  11. jiǎ noun soldier
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 军人 or 兵士 (Guoyu '甲' n 3)
  12. jiǎ noun military armor
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Modern military armor; for example, 装甲车 'armored car' (Guoyu '甲' n 6)
  13. jiǎ measure word a unit of land
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Used in Taiwan; equal to 9 公顷 hectares (Guoyu '甲' n 8)
  14. jiǎ verb exeeding the norm /to be outstanding
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 超出群众; for example, the idiom 富甲天下 'exceedingly wealthy' (Guoyu '甲' v)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十二 志第一百四十五 兵六 Volume 192 Treatises 145: Military 6 105
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 67
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷34 志第29 經籍三 Volume 34 Treatises 29: Bibliography 3 66
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十一 志第一百四十四 兵五 Volume 191 Treatises 144: Military 5 55
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十七 列傳第一百四十五 張鶴鳴 董漢儒 趙彥 王洽 梁廷棟 熊明遇 張鳳翼 陳新甲 馮元飇 Volume 257 Biographies 145: Zhang Heming, Dong Hanru, Zhao Yan, Wang Qia, Liang Tingdong, Xiong Mingyu, Zhang Fengyi, Chen Xinjia, Feng Yuanbiao 48
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百九十七 列傳第一百五十六 徐誼 吳獵 項安世 薛叔似 劉甲 楊輔 劉光祖 Volume 397 Biographies 156: Xu Yi, Wu Lie, Xiang Anshi, Xue Shusi, Liu Jia, Yang Fu, Liu Guangzu 37
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十五 志第九十八 儀衞三 Volume 145 Treatises 98: Ceremonial Guards 3 36
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十三上   志第十三上  儀衛上 Volume 23a Treatises 13: Ceremonies 1 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 30
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇六 志第一百五十九 藝文五 Volume 206 Treatises 159: Arts and Literature 5 28

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
甲兵 甲兵 脩我甲兵 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧無衣 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Wu Yi 12
授甲 授甲 乃歸授甲 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 9
甲父 甲父 石甲父 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 7
车甲 車甲 國人則矜其車甲 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧小戎 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Xiao Rong 5
丘甲 丘甲 作丘甲 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 5
狄甲 狄甲 晉人滅赤狄甲氏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
甲车 甲車 及甲車四百六十乘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
甲氏 甲氏 晉人滅赤狄甲氏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
伏甲 伏甲 伏甲將攻之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
上甲 上甲 系而待六月上甲 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 3