家home

Chinese name: 家

Pinyin: jiā

English name: home

Characters: This character consists a roof radical  on top and a particle 豕 underneath. Originally in oracle bones 豕 is a picture of a pig. In ancient China, people raised pigs at home. Now the character simply means home. 

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