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Traditional Chinese
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yǎng jiā
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yeung5 ga1
Short definition to raise a family
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions to support a familyAdso icon / to raise a familyMDBG icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: to support
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: to support a family; to raise a family
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC:
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: '
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(wǒ) I
(zhuàn) to cheat
(qián) money
养家(yǎng jiā) to raise a family

I sustain my family.

(dàng) when
我们( men) us
想到(xiǎng dào) to anticipate
男女(nán nv) male-female
(zài) (located) at
社会(shè huì) society
中的(zhòng dì) to hit the target
传统(chuán tǒng) conventional
角色(jué sè) role
(shí) when
我们( men) us
认为(rèn wéi) to believe
丈夫(zhàng fu) husband
养家(yǎng jiā) to raise a family
妻子(qī zi) wife
照顾(zhàogù) to attend to
孩子(hái zi) child
(hé) with
家庭(jiā tíng) family

When we think of the traditional roles of men and women in society, we think of husbands supporting the family, and wives taking care of the house and children.

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