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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 jiǎnJian3scissors; shears; clippers; Classifiers: ; to cut with scissors; to trim; to wipe out or exterminate; surname Jian
2剪刀 jiǎn dāojian3 dao1scissors; Classifiers:
3剪报 剪報 jiǎn bàojian3 bao4newspaper cutting; clippings
4剪裁 jiǎn cáijian3 cai2to tailor (clothes); to trim (expenditure)
5剪彩 jiǎn cǎijian3 cai3to cut the ribbon (at an opening); to cut the ribbon (at a launching or opening ceremony)
6剪草除根 jiǎn cǎo chú gēnjian3 cao3 chu2 gen1lit. cut grass and pull out roots (idiom); fig. to destroy root and branch; to eradicate
7剪草机 剪草機 jiǎn cǎo jian3 cao3 ji1lawnmower
8剪成 jiǎn chéngjian3 cheng2cut into
9剪除 jiǎn chújian3 chu2to eradicate; to exterminate
10剪刀差 jiǎn dāo chājian3 dao1 cha1prices scissor (caught between low income and high prices)
11剪刀石头布 剪刀石頭布 jiǎn dāo shí tou jian3 dao1 shi2 tou5 bu4rock-paper-scissors (game)
12剪掉 jiǎn diàojian3 diao4to cut off; to cut away; to trim
13剪断 剪斷 jiǎn duànjian3 duan4to cut; to snip
14剪辑 剪輯 jiǎn jian3 ji2to edit (video images, film)
15剪接 jiǎn jiējian3 jie1film-editing; montage; to cut or edit film
16剪径 剪徑 jiǎn jìngjian3 jing4to waylay and rob; highway robbery
17剪力 jiǎn jian3 li4shear; shearing force
18剪切 jiǎn qiējian3 qie1to shear; shearing (force); (computing) to cut (as in "cut-and-paste")
19剪切力 jiǎn qiē jian3 qie1 li4shear; shearing force
20剪切形变 剪切形變 jiǎn qiē xíng biànjian3 qie1 xing2 bian4shearing; shear deformation
21剪贴板 剪貼板 jiǎn tiē bǎnjian3 tie1 ban3clipboard (computing)
22剪贴簿 剪貼簿 jiǎn tiē jian3 tie1 bu4scrapbook
23剪头发 剪頭髮 jiǎn tóu fajian3 tou2 fa5(to get a) haircut
24剪影 jiǎn yǐngjian3 ying3paper-cut silhouette; outline; sketch
25剪应力 剪應力 jiǎn yìng jian3 ying4 li4shear stress
26剪枝 jiǎn zhījian3 zhi1to prune (branches etc)
27剪纸 剪紙 jiǎn zhǐjian3 zhi3papercutting (Chinese folk art); to make paper cutouts
28剪子 jiǎn zijian3 zi5clippers; scissors; shears; Classifiers:
29剪嘴鸥 剪嘴鷗 jiǎn zuǐ ōujian3 zui3 ou1(bird species of China) Indian skimmer (Rynchops albicollis)

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