jiǎ first in list; armor plating; shell or carapace

Made up of [ tián field radical 102]


A picture of a turtle shell, originally just a cross then encased in a square with a tail to distinguish it from 'field'

Related characters

Using tián : nán (male) léi (thunder) māo (cat) lǐ (inside) mǔ (area) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) shēn (to extend) lèi (tired) huà (to draw) sī (to think) dài (to respect)

Different tone

jiā (house)

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stroke order for 甲
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