1. 夹 is the 1756th most frequent character.
  2. has 2 dictionary entries.
  3. appears as a character in 33 words.
  4. appears as a component in 12 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (human), (two), (eight/divide)
Graphical :
=> , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. jia1 - to press from either side/to place in between/to sandwich/to carry sth under armpit/wedged between/between/to intersperse/to mix/to mingle/clip/folder
  2. jia2 - double-layered/lined (garment)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. There are no phonetic clues for this character.

Example Words:

High Frequency

雨夹雪 (雨夾雪)

Medium Frequency

夹克 (夾克)
夹子 (夾子)
夹层 (夾層)
夹带 (夾帶)
夹心 (夾心)
夹击 (夾擊)
夹生 (夾生)
夹缝 (夾縫)
夹杂 (夾雜)
文件夹 (文件夾)
皮夹 (皮夾)
钱夹 (錢夾)
发夹 (髮夾)

Appears In:

also appears in:
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.