Meaning of 刊

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(Trad.: 栞)
Pinyin: kān
English Definition: to print; to publish; publication; periodical; to peel with a knife; to carve; to amend; old variant of ; to peel with a knife; to carve; to amend
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ gàn ] arid, dry; to oppose; to offend; to invade
    • [ dāo ] knife
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Example Words
周刊 zhōu kān weekly publication; weekly
副刊 kān supplement
报刊 bào kān newspapers and periodicals; the press
刊登 kān dēng to carry a story; to publish (in a newspaper or magazine)
刊物 kān publication
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Example Sentences
To organize the review of newspapers and periodicals.
His artistic works are often published in literary magazines.
This magazine has grown to be a leading publication in its field.