Taxonomy of meanings for 夾:

  • 夾 jiā (OC: kreeb MC: kɯæp) 古洽切 入 廣韻:【持也古洽切十五 】
    • HOLD
      • vtoNhold (concealed) under one's armpit, clasp under the arm; keep to oneself [take/seize (with chopsticks)][CA]
      • vtoNpassivebe carried under one's armpit
      • vt2oNfigurative"hold (between each other)"> have between each other
    • =狹 NARROW
    • =鋏 HILT