jiǎ first in list; armor plating; shell or carapace

Made up of [ tián field radical 102]

Note

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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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 甲
Stroke order for character 甲, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Tiān nán dì běi [tian nan di bei]
heaven south land north
As distant as the heavens
Places or opinions that are very far apart

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