yā duck; male prostitute

Made up of [ jiǎ first in list; armor plating; shell or carapace , niǎo bird radical 196]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The bird radical is on the right, with the rough phonetic 'first, armor' on the left. Can be remember as a well protected bird. Can also mean a homosexual or male prostitute in slang
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters

Also uses jiǎ component: guǒ (fruit)
Also uses niǎo component: dǎo (island) jī (fowl) wū (crow)

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