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Meaning of 刀

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Pinyin: dāo
English Definition: knife; blade; single-edged sword; cutlass; Classifiers: ; (slang) dollar (loanword); classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper); classifier for knife cuts or stabs; knife; blade; single-edged sword; cutlass; Classifiers: ; (slang) dollar (loanword); classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper); classifier for knife cuts or stabs
Chinese Definition:
①用来切、割、斩、削、砍、刺、铡的工具:刀子。刀兵。刀法。剪刀。镰刀。
②中国的纸张计量单位:一刀合一百张。
③古代的一种钱币,因其形如刀故称:刀币。
④姓氏。

Total strokes: 2; Radical:
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Example Words
剪刀 jiǎn dāo scissors; Classifiers:
刺刀 dāo bayonet
镰刀 lián dāo sickle; curved blade to cut grain
一刀切 dāo qiē lit. to cut all at one stroke (idiom); to impose uniformity; one solution fits a diversity of problems; one size fits all
开刀 kāi dāo (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
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