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Word and Radical Components of 家具

The Chinese word 家具 is analysed below into its constituent words and the words into radicals. By seeing the breakdown of the word in this way you can more easily learn and recognise the word.


Component Pinyin Meanings
家具 jiājù 1. n. furniture

家具 ⇨ 家 + 具
Component Pinyin Meanings
jiā, jia 1. home
      這裡。 - My home is here.
2. house
3. family; household
     家庭 - family
     家族 - clan; family
4. (polite, for family member) my
5. domesticated; domestic
6. (Classifier for families, businesses and companies.)
7. school of thought; philosophical school
     儒家 - Confucian school
     道家 - Daoist School
8. (Suffix denoting a person with a certain occupation or social standing.) -er
9. (Suffix denoting specialist in a certain activity or field.) -ist; -er
     藝術家 - artist
     科學家 - scientist
1. tool; implement
2. to possess; to have
3. to provide; to furnish

家 ⇨ 宀 + 豕
Component Pinyin Meanings
mián 1. roof
shǐ 1. a pig, boar

具 ⇨ 目 + 一 + 八
Component Pinyin Meanings
     耳目 - ears and eyes; spies
1. (taxonomy) order
1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №1
2. one
3. each; every
4. single; alone
5. whole; entire; all: throughout
6. same; identical
7. (With the verb modified reduplicated, expressing the transience of the verb.)
8.    (Indicating that the action has occurred only once.)
9.    (Indicating the intention to try.)
10. once; as soon as; upon
1. an accounting version of the numeral eight that is otherwise written astr=-
2. usage. Minor strokes in the shape of ハ/八, as in the top of 劵, can be referred to 八. These are very frequently simplified to 丷. Contrast 劵/券, and different forms of (lang, ja, 鬲)/lang, und, sc=Hans, 鬲.
3. (zh-alt-form, 朳, toothless rake)
4. eight
5. (zh-alt-form, 扒, to break open, split open)
6. many, numerous
7. to know; to recognise; to be familiar with
8. (printing) pearl; The smallest size of usual type, standardized as 5 point.
     捌字 - to know how to read, tr=báik-cê, MD
9.    to gossip (about); to stick one's nose in
10. to know (somebody)
11.    (Cantonese) nosey; meddling
     伓捌 - to not know (someone), tr=n̂g-báik, MD
12.   八婆 - nosey parker; meddling woman
13. already; previously
14. (zh-obsolete) to divide; to differentiate
     捌曾 - a term denoting past tense, tr=báik-cèng, MD
     bat %kòe - to have done something already, MN