( jiǎ )

HSK 5 The English meaning of ( jiǎ ) is:

1 first of the ten Heavenly Stems (shí tiān gān)2 (used for an unspecified person or thing)3 first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc)4 letter "A" or roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc5 armor plating6 shell or carapace7 (of the fingers or toes) nail8 bladed leather or metal armor (old)9 ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old)10 civil administration unit in the baojia (bǎo jiǎ) system (old)11 ancient Chinese compass point: 75°