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
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    Example Words:
    马克思主义 zhǔ Marxism
    克服 (try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure
    克隆 lóng clone (loanword)
    哈萨克斯坦 tǎn Kazakhstan
    坦克 tǎn tank (military vehicle) (loanword)
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  • Pinyin: kēi

    English Definition: to scold; to beat
    Example Words:
    挨克 ái kēi to be rebuked; to suffer blows
    克架 kēi jià to scuffle; to come to blows
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