Meaning of 克

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(Trad.: 剋)
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A weapon used to subdue a beast
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to be able to; to subdue; to restrain; to overcome; gram; Tibetan unit of land area, about 6 ares; Ke (c. 2000 BC), seventh of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 Farmer God; variant of ; to subdue; to overthrow; to restrain
    Example Words:
    巧克力 [ qiǎo ]: chocolate (loanword); Classifiers:
    克服 [ ]: (try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure
    麦克风 [ mài fēng ]: microphone (loanword)
    攻克 [ gōng ]: to capture; to take; to overcome; to solve
    克制 [ zhì ]: to restrain; to control; restraint; self-control
    More: 克* | *克 | *克*
  • Pinyin: kēi

    English Definition: to scold; to beat
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