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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
blade / razor blade / tool bit
cutting tool
swordsman / swordswoman
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)
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
knife / CL:
broadsword / large knife / machete
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:
lit. to cut all at one stroke (idiom); to impose uniformity / one solution fits a diversity of problems / one size fits all
sickle / curved blade to cut grain
knife / CL:
knife blade / crucial point
scar from a knife wound
(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
clasp knife / folding knife
spatula / scraper
the edge of a knife / cut / incision
table knife / dinner knife
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
to hone (a knife)
knife and fork / CL:
knife work (food preparation)
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
sword and spear / weapons
military knife / saber
shinai (bamboo sword for kendō)
to hack (sb) to pieces (punishment in former times)
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
to get straight to the point (idiom)
real swords, real spears (idiom) / real weapons / very much for real / every bit real / the genuine article
steel knife / sword
lit. to sharpen one's sword (idiom) / fig. to prepare to attack / to be getting ready for battle
bold and decisive
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)
planing tool
lit. two segments with a single cut (idiom) / fig. to make a clean break (idiom)
annoying person / troublemaker / pain in the neck
Dolan, a people of the Tarim Basin, Xinjiang, also known as 多郎
lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese
to feel as if having one's heart cut out (idiom) / to be torn with grief
back of the knife
lay down butcher's knife, become a Buddha on the spot (idiom); instant rehabilitation / to repent and be absolved of one's crimes
to feel a pain like a knife being twisted in one's heart (idiom)
treasure knife does not age (idiom); old but still vigorous
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)
writing up of official or judicial documents / pettifoggery
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
lit. mountains of daggers and seas of flames / fig. extreme danger (idiom)
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
nail clipper
lit. to go among enemies with only one's sword (idiom) / fig. to go alone into enemy lines
hand formed into a flat shape, as for a karate chop
saber / cavalry sword
to rob sb of sth they cherish (idiom)
sacrificial knife and altar
slash and burn (agriculture)
lit. a good sword always remains sharp (idiom) / fig. (of one's skills etc) to be as good as ever / the old man still has it
female warrior role in Chinese opera
ice skates / ice skate blades
to appear in sb's show / (fig.) to give one's support to an endeavor by taking on an important role in it
lit. to be the meat on sb's chopping block (idiom) / fig. to be at sb's mercy
inexpert / a botcher
cutting edge or point of a knife, sword or tool
(lit.) the soft knife / (fig.) underhanded tactics / devious means of attack
hunting knife
Buddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
(dialect) mantis
name of the lateral "knife" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 18), occurring in , , 別|别 etc
racing skates (for ice-skating)
tool change (mechanics)
figure skates
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
(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
penetration of a cutting tool
knife, saw and cauldron / ancient instruments of torture / fig. torture
reamer / scissors
scraper / trowel / putty knife
Japanese sword / katana
blade (of a knife or sword)
to have a sharp tongue but a soft heart (idiom)
rock-paper-scissors (game)
shears / large scissors / secateurs
lit. to intervene when one sees an injustice (idiom) / fig. to rush to the rescue / to play the white knight

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