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  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
knife / blade / single-edged sword / cutlass / CL: / (slang) dollar (loanword) / classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper) / classifier for knife cuts or stabs
scissors / CL:
  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
surname Dao
cutting tool
Defense of the Ancients (DotA), video game
to hone (a knife)
blade / razor blade / tool bit
to hold a knife / knife-wielding
screwdriver / CL:
cutting edge or point of a knife, sword or tool
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
spatula / scraper
knife and fork / CL:
shaver / razor
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:
(gaming) to finish off a wounded combatant / (fig.) to attack sb who is already under fire / to pile on / (sphragistics) to retouch a seal after taking a first impression
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
sickle / curved blade to cut grain
knife / CL:
tool change (mechanics)
sword and spear / weapons
steel knife / sword
knife blade / crucial point
(of a surgeon) to perform an operation / (of a patient) to have an operation / to decapitate / to behead / to single out as a point of attack
knife / CL:
utility knife / box cutter
lit. to cut all at one stroke (idiom); to impose uniformity / one solution fits a diversity of problems / one size fits all
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:
knife work (food preparation)
the edge of a knife / cut / incision
military knife / saber
broadsword / large knife / machete
to lend sb a knife to kill sb / to get sb else to do one's dirty work / to attack using the strength of another (idiom)
cutter / knife
Pacific saury (Cololabis saira)
to give a small demonstration of one's impressive skills (idiom)
back of the knife
prices scissor (caught between low income and high prices)
lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom) / fig. to attach a great importance to friendship, up to the point of being able to sacrifice oneself for it
lit. impervious to sword or spear (idiom) / fig. invulnerable / untouchable / thick-skinned / impervious to criticism
tool magazine (computer-aided manufacturing)
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
bold and decisive
lancet (surgeon's knife)
slash and burn (agriculture)
reamer / scissors
female warrior role in Chinese opera
annoying person / troublemaker / pain in the neck
scar from a knife wound
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)
flick knife / switchblade / spring-loaded knife
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
type of machete used by Taiwan aborigines, worn at the waist in an open-sided scabbard
table knife / dinner knife
chunks obtained by repeatedly cutting a vegetable diagonally and rotating the vegetable after each cut
pencil sharpener
racing skates (for ice-skating)
lit. two segments with a single cut (idiom) / fig. to make a clean break (idiom)
nail clipper
shears / large scissors / secateurs
Swiss Army knife
to rob sb of sth they cherish (idiom)
to feel as if having one's heart cut out (idiom) / to be torn with grief
saber / cavalry sword
lit. mountains of daggers and seas of flames / fig. extreme danger (idiom)
lit. sharpening the axe won't make the wood-splitting take longer (idiom) / fig. time invested in preparations is not lost / a beard well lathered is half shaved
treasure knife does not age (idiom); old but still vigorous
lit. to sharpen one's sword (idiom) / fig. to prepare to attack / to be getting ready for battle
rock-paper-scissors (game)
ice skates / ice skate blades
bayonet charge
sacrificial knife and altar
inexpert / a botcher
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
planing tool
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
hunting knife
to stab / to attack with knife
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom); decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot
lit. to intervene when one sees an injustice (idiom) / fig. to rush to the rescue / to play the white knight
to get straight to the point (idiom)
to make mincemeat of sb / to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)
lit. to go among enemies with only one's sword (idiom) / fig. to go alone into enemy lines
clasp knife / folding knife

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