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qiā
v./m. pinch, nip; clutch, grip; (dialect) a handful, a bunch, a pinch (of sth.)
    hand
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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bǎ xiāng yān qiā le
phr. stub out the cigarette
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bú yào qiā huā .
phr. Don't nip off flowers.
qiā sǐ
v. throttle, strangle
qiā zhǐ yí suàn
idiom. to count (sth.) on one's fingers (old method of divination)