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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
kè | ke4
English translation
quarter (hour)
moment
to carve
to engrave
to cut
oppressive
classifier for short time intervals
to carve, to engrave; a quarter hour; a moment

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Number of strokes

8

Traditional form

Contains the radical

dāo

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

knife

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

亥刂

Semantic compound

dāo

Phonetic compound

hài

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. dāo represents the meaning and hài represents the sound.

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作为 zuòwéi 计时器 jì shí qì , lòu de 使用 shǐyòng 日晷 rì guǐ Shǐ wéi 普遍 pǔbiàn .

Many ancient Chinese men of letters left behind beautiful verses about the clepsydra.

" yuàn 愿意 yuànyì ràng dào 亚特兰大 Yà tè lán dà ,去刻 shǎng 几个 jǐ ge ya ?

" Would you like for me to take it to Atlanta and have it engraved? "

de liǎn ,好象 hǎo xiàng 墨西哥 Mò xī gē 印第安人 Yìn dì ān rén (阿兹 Tái 克人) diāo jiā shì 着刻出来 chū lái de 塞巴斯蒂安 Sāi bā sī dì ān 的雕 xiàng .

He has the face as though an Aztec sculptor had attempted a portrait of Seba stian.

最初 zuìchū 粗糙 cūcāo de zài 墓碑 mù bēi shǎng de 骷髅 kū lóu 交叉 jiāochā de 大腿骨图形 tú xíng ,已为 dài 翅膀 chìbǎng de 天使 tiān shǐ suǒ 代替 dàitì .

The skull - and - crossbones crudely carved on the first tombstones was replaced by a winged cherub.

蚀刻 shí kè 出来 chū lái de 金属 jīnshǔ zhà shì hěn 脆弱 cuìruò de ,容易 róngyì 变形 biàn xíng zhòu shé huò 撕裂 sī liè .

The etched metal - film grids are very fragile and easy to distort, wrinkle or tear.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
时刻 shíkè time時刻
立刻 lìkè forthwith立刻 lìkè
深刻 shēnkè profound深刻 shēnkè
moment
此刻 cǐ kè now此刻 cǐ kè
片刻 piànkè a moment片刻 piànkè
刻意 kè yì meticulous刻意 kè yì
刻薄 kè bó unkind刻薄 kè bó
此时此刻 cǐ shí cǐ kè at this very moment此時此刻
苛刻 kē kè harsh苛刻 kē kè
即刻 jí kè immediately即刻 jí kè
刻苦 kèkǔ hardworking刻苦 kèkǔ
雕刻 diāokè to carve雕刻 diāokè
无时无刻 wú shí wú kè all the time無時無刻
时时刻刻 shí shí kè kè at all times時時刻刻
刻骨铭心 kè gǔ míng xīn unforgettable刻骨銘心
每时每刻 měi shí měi kè at all times每時每刻
刻画 kè huà to portray刻畫
刻不容缓 kèbùrónghuǎn to brook no delay刻不容緩
刻度 kè dù marked scale刻度 kè dù
刻板 kè bǎn stiff刻板 kè bǎn
石刻 shí kè carved stone石刻 shí kè
尖刻 jiān kè caustic尖刻 jiān kè
时刻表 shí kè biǎo timetable時刻表

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Decomposition

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