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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
  *削* | 削* | *削
to peel with a knife / to pare / to cut (a ball at tennis etc)
HSK 7-9
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)
  *刊* | 刊* | *刊
to print / to publish / publication / periodical / to peel with a knife / to carve / to amend
(literary) (onom.) sound of sharpening a knife
knife / CL:
knife / CL:
scar from a knife wound
table knife / dinner knife
to hone (a knife)
knife and fork / CL:
cutting edge or point of a knife, sword or tool
sharp (e.g. knife blade) / incisive / to the point
broadsword / large knife / machete
  *杠* | 杠* | *杠
coffin-bearing pole (old) / thick pole; bar; rod / thick line / to mark with a thick line / to sharpen (a knife, razor etc) / to get into a dispute with / standard; criterion / hyphen; dash
steel knife / sword
  *刊* | 刊* | *刊
old variant of / to peel with a knife / to carve / to amend
military knife / saber
back of the knife
like a hot knife through butter (idiom) / with irresistible force
lay down butcher's knife, become a Buddha on the spot (idiom); instant rehabilitation / to repent and be absolved of one's crimes
(lit.) to hold a knife / (fig.) (of a surgeon) to perform an operation / (fig.) to be in charge
  *戮* | 戮* | *戮
to peel with a knife / old variant of
  *劐* | 劐* | *劐
(coll.) to slit with a knife / (variant of ) hoe / to loosen soil with a hoe
the edge of a knife / cut / incision
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
to edge a knife, scissor, sword etc
lit. (bamboo) splits when it meets the knife's edge (idiom) / fig. easily solved
clasp knife / folding knife
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
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
treasure knife does not age (idiom); old but still vigorous
scraper / trowel / putty knife
  *镟* | 镟* | *镟
to shape on a lathe / to peel with a knife / to turn in (a screw)
knife blade / crucial point
hunting knife
sacrificial knife and altar
  *鐾* | 鐾* | *鐾
to sharpen (a knife) on a stone or a strop
(lit.) the soft knife / (fig.) underhanded tactics / devious means of attack
Buddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
Victorinox (knife manufacturer)
knife work (food preparation)
blade (of a knife or sword)
(literary) a knife used for carving; a graver / (literary) to cut blocks; to block-print (a book)
scraper / trowel / putty knife
knife-shaved noodles (pared or shaved into strips), a Shanxi specialty
knife, saw and cauldron / ancient instruments of torture / fig. torture
unhappy / in low spirits / (of a knife) not sharp
to sharpen / to grind (knife blades)
sharp knife / knife (weapon)
to hold a knife / knife-wielding
fine ceramics (used for dental implants, synthetic bones, electronics, knife blades etc) / advanced ceramics / engineered ceramics
name of the lateral "knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18), occurring in , , 別|别 etc
murder weapon (i.e. knife)
lit. knife mouth but heart of bean curd; sharp tongue concealing a caring heart
knife, saw, ax and hatchet (idiom); facing torture and execution
cutter / knife
flick knife / switchblade / spring-loaded knife
to feel a pain like a knife being twisted in one's heart (idiom)
straight or circular throwing-knife used by ninja and samurai (loanword from Japanese 手裏剣 shuriken)
a clasp knife / a folding knife
lit. cut sleeve (idiom); fig. euphemism for homosexuality, originating from History of Western Han 漢書|汉书: emperor Han Aidi (real name Liu Xin) was in bed with his lover Dong Xian, and had to attend a court audience that morning. Not wishing to awaken Dong Xian, who was sleeping with his head resting on the emperor's long robe sleeve, Aidi used a knife to cut off the lower half of his sleeve.
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
lancet (surgeon's knife)
to sharpen a knife (or razor etc)
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:
putty knife
dive knife
Swiss Army knife
name of the lateral "knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18), occurring in , , 別|别 etc
utility knife / box cutter
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:

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