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  *刀* | 刀* | *刀
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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
HSK 4
scissors / CL:
HSK 5
a throwing knife / fly cutter (machine tool)
knife / CL:
reamer / scissors
shaver / razor
dagger
screwdriver / CL:
(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
vegetable knife / kitchen knife / cleaver / CL:
broadsword / large knife / machete
military knife / saber
sickle / curved blade to cut grain
to hone (a knife)
spatula / scraper
Swiss Army knife
razor
to hold a knife / knife-wielding
bayonet
machete
paring knife / fruit knife / CL:
steel knife / sword
to give a small demonstration of one's impressive skills (idiom)
file (metalworking and woodworking tool)
murder weapon (i.e. knife)
utility knife / box cutter
Duodao district of Jingmen city 荊門市|荆门市, Hubei
razor
cutter / knife
nail clipper
flick knife / switchblade / spring-loaded knife
spatula
planing tool
dive knife
pencil sharpener (blade-only type)
pencil sharpener / CL:
lancet (surgeon's knife)
pencil sharpener
butcher's knife / abattoir hatchet
to sharpen a knife (or razor etc)
saber / cavalry sword
(slang) US dollar / USD
ice skates / ice skate blades
scythe
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. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions / when the fox preaches, look to the geese
shears / large scissors / secateurs
clasp knife / folding knife
peeler / potato peeler
bayonet charge
screwdriver
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
reamer
lever-style guillotine (for chopping fodder etc)
table knife / dinner knife
trowel
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
scraper / trowel / putty knife
putty knife
hunting knife
hand formed into a flat shape, as for a karate chop
inexpert / a botcher
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
Occam's razor
machete
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
Buddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
sharp knife / knife (weapon)
pencil sharpener
to hang up the sword
katana
scythe
Phillips screwdriver (i.e. with cross slit)
thinning scissors
type of machete used by Taiwan aborigines, worn at the waist in an open-sided scabbard
Japanese sword / katana
shinai (bamboo sword for kendō)
to appear in sb's show / to give one's support
penetration of a cutting tool
meat cleaver
lit. why use a pole-ax to slaughter a chicken? (idiom) / fig. to waste effort on a trifling matter / also written 殺雞焉用牛刀|杀鸡焉用牛刀


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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