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jiā
v. press from both sides
Other meanings
[jiā]   v. carry under one's arms, place between, to mix
[jiā]   n. folder, clip, clamp, holder
[jiá]   adj. double layered, lined
[gā]   char. (spoken Chinese) armpit (used only in this word 夹肢窝)
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'夹' is part of the following simplified words:
 侠 夹 峡 惬 挟 浃 狭 瘗 硖 箧 荚 蛱 铗 陕 颊
'夹' is part of the following traditional words:
 䨫 俠 嘜 峽 愜 挾 浹 狹 硤 篋 莢 蛺 鋏 頰 麥 麩 麰 麵

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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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jiā cài
v. pick up food with chopsticks
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zhǔ rén bù tíng de wáng wó wǎn zhōng jiā cài .
phr. The host kept on picking up food and putting it in my bowl.
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wǒ jiāo hái zi yòng kuài zi jiā jiǎo zi .
phr. I teach (my) children to use chopsticks to pick up dumplings.