I was not at home yesterday.
He seldom goes home for lunch at noon.
He is always away during the day.
There is a skeleton in every house.
get married and start a career
He is a family man.
measure word(used for families and companies)
Here are three restaurants.
He runs several factories.
There is a shop. Let's go to have a look.
n.specialist in a certain field
n.school (of thought)
n.a person or family engaged in a certain trade
n.one side; one party
He laughs best who laughs last.
n.nationality; ethnic group
n.mod(used when speaking of relatives older than oneself) I; my
my elder brother
n.(member of same clan)
member of the same clan
n.Jia, a surname
Words and phrases with 家
- 家用[word]household expenses; household
- 家业[word]family property; work and learning handed down in a family
- 家访[word]pay a visit to the parents of schoolchildren or young workers
- 家居[word]stay at home without a job; residence
- 家产[word]family fortune
- 家电[word]domestic appliances
- 家大业大[idiom]big household, lots of work
- 家喻户晓[idiom]known to all
- 家道中落[idiom]One's family fortunes decline.
- 家徒四壁[idiom]have nothing in one's house but the bare walls
- 家常便饭[idiom]common meal; common occurrence
- 家破人亡[idiom]family ruined
- 家长里短[idiom]small household affairs
- 家家户户[idiom]each and every family
- Note"家(jiā)" is different from "令". 1. "令" is a respectful expression; "家" is a self-deprecatory expression. 2. "令" is not restricted by seniority; "家" is only used for elders or those of the same generation who are older. 3. "令尊" and "令堂" (not "令父" or "令母") is used for other's parents "令尊" and "令堂", and "家严", "家慈" or "家父" and "家母" is used for one's own parents.
- "家" is often matched with measure word "个".