(qiē, qiè)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to cut
  2. to chop | correspond to
  3. absolutely
  4. ardently

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


  • Click on each of the traditional charachter above to animate the stroke order.

Pinyin Converter

  • qiē, qiè > qie1, qie4

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
一切 yíqiè all/every/everything
密切 mìqiè close/familiar/intimate
迫切 pòqiè urgent/pressing
亲切 qīnqiè kind/amiable/cordial
急切 jíqiè eager/impatient/imperative
恳切 kěnqiè earnest/genuine/fair-spoken
切实 qièshí realistic/feasible/conscientiously
确切 quèqiè definite/exact/precise
哀哭切齿 āi kū qiè chǐ weeping and gnashing one's teeth (idiom)
爱情征服一切 ài qíng zhēng fú yī qiè love conquers all/omnia vincit amor
奥切诺斯 Aò qiē nuò sī Oceanus, a Titan in Greek mythology
白切鸡 bái qiē jī Cantonese poached chicken, known as "white cut chicken"
包皮环切 bāo pí huán qiē circumcision
包皮环切术 bāo pí huán qiē shù circumcision
悲切 bēi qiè mournful
柏蒂切利 Bó dì qiè lì Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) Italian painter of the Florentine school
不顾一切 bù gù yī qiè reckless/regardless of everything
不切合实际 bù qiè hé shí jì impractical/not conforming to reality
不切实际 bù qiè shí jì unrealistic/impractical
裁切 cái qiē to crop/to trim
操切 cāo qiè rash/hasty
单位切向量 dān wèi qiē xiàng liàng unit tangent vector (math.)
低低切切 dī dī qiè qiè in a low voice/whispered
帝王切开 dì wáng qiē kāi Cesarean section
洞察一切 dòng chá yī qiè to see everything clearly
反切 fǎn qiè traditional system expressing the phonetic value of a Chinese character using two other characters, the first for the initial consonant, the second for the rhyme and tone
风切变 fēng qiē biàn wind shear (meteorology)
噶拉·多杰·仁波切 Gá lā · Duō jié · Rén bō qiè Garab Dorje Rinpoche, succession of Buthanese religious leaders
关切 guān qiè to be deeply concerned/to be troubled (by)
黑白切 hēi bái qiē (Tw) heibaiqie, side dish of ingredients selected from a range on display, sliced up and served together on a plate (from Taiwanese 烏白切, Tai-lo pr. [oo-pe̍h-tshiat], where 烏白 means "as one pleases")
横切 héng qiē to cut across/a horizontal cut
划切 huá qiè to slice/to dice
急切 jí qiè eager/impatient
家丑不可外传,流言切莫轻信 jiā chǒu bù kě wài chuán, liú yán qiè mò qīng xìn Don't spread abroad the shame of the family, don't believe rumors lightly. (idiom)/Don't wash your dirty linen in public, don't listen to others' gossip.
剪切 jiǎn qiē to shear/shearing (force)/(computing) to cut (as in "cut-and-paste")
剪切力 jiǎn qiē lì shear/shearing force
剪切形变 jiǎn qiē xíng biàn shearing/shear deformation
剀切 kǎi qiè cogent/earnest
恳切 kěn qiè earnest/sincere
莱切 Lái qiè Lecce (city in Italy)
阑尾切除术 lán wěi qiē chú shù appendectomy (medicine)
冷切 lěng qiè cold cuts
罗巴切夫斯基 Luó bā qiè fū sī jī Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (1793-1856), one of the discoverers of non-Euclidean geometry
罗切斯特 Luó qiē sī tè Rochester
曼切斯特 Màn qiē sī tè Manchester/also written 曼徹斯特|曼彻斯特
密切 mì qiè close/familiar/intimate/closely (related)/to foster close ties/to pay close attention
密切相关 mì qiè xiāng guān closely related
密切相连 mì qiè xiāng lián to relate closely/closely related
密切注视 mì qiè zhù shì to watch closely
密切注意 mì qiè zhù yì to pay close attention (to sth)
藐视一切 miǎo shì yī qiè to look down upon everything
目空一切 mù kōng yī qiè the eye can see nothing worthwhile all around (idiom)/arrogant/condescending/supercilious
内切 nèi qiē (math.) to inscribe/internally tangent
内切球 nèi qiē qiú inside cut (golf)/(math.) inscribed sphere/insphere
怒目切齿 nù mù qiè chǐ to gnash one's teeth in anger
皮诺切特 Pí nuò qiē tè General Augusto Pinochet (1915-2006), Chilean dictator
迫切 pò qiè urgent/pressing
迫切性 pò qiè xìng urgency
普里切特 Pǔ lǐ qiè tè Pratchett (name)
气管切开术 qì guǎn qiē kāi shù tracheotomy (medicine)
凄切 qī qiè mournful
气切 qì qiē tracheotomy (abbr. for 氣管切開術|气管切开术[qì guǎn qiē kāi shù])
切变 qiē biàn shear (physics)
切成 qiē chéng to cut up (into pieces)/to slice/to carve/to dice/to shred
切成块 qiē chéng kuài to cut into cubes/to dice (vegetable)
切成丝 qiē chéng sī to grate/to shred (vegetable)
切齿 qiè chǐ to gnash one's teeth (in anger)
切齿腐心 qiè chǐ fǔ xīn to detest sth or sb to the utmost extreme (idiom)
切触 qiè chù osculation (higher order tangency)
切除 qiē chú to excise/to cut out (a tumor)
切磋 qiē cuō to compare notes/to learn from one another/to swap pointers
切磋琢磨 qiē cuō zhuó mó lit. cutting and polishing (idiom)/fig. to learn by exchanging ideas or experiences
切达 Qiè dá Cheddar (cheese)
切刀 qiē dāo cutter/knife
切点 qiē diǎn contact (math.)
切断 qiē duàn to cut off/to sever
切尔诺贝利 Qiē ěr nuò bèi lì Chernobyl
切尔西 Qiè ěr xī Chelsea
切分音 qiē fēn yīn syncopation
切腹 qiē fù harakiri (formal Japanese: seppuku), a samurai's suicide by disemboweling
切肤之痛 qiè fū zhī tòng keenly felt pain/bitter anguish
切杆 qiē gān chip (golf shot)
切糕 qiē gāo traditional Xinjiang sweet walnut cake
切割 qiē gē to cut
切格瓦拉 Qiè Gé wǎ lā Ernesto Che Guevara (1928-1967), Cuban Revolution leader
切骨之仇 qiè gǔ zhī chóu bitter hatred/hatred that cuts to the bone
切合 qiè hé to fit in with/to suit/appropriate
切合实际 qiè hé shí jì practical/corresponding to reality/geared to practical situations
切换 qiē huàn to switch over/to switch modes or data streams/to cut (to a new scene)
切忌 qiè jì to avoid as taboo/to avoid by all means
切激 qiè jī impassioned/fiercely
切记 qiè jì remember at all costs
切结书 qiè jié shū affidavit/written pledge
切近 qiè jìn very close/touching/very appropriate
切空间 qiē kōng jiān space of sections (math.)
切口 qiē kǒu incision/notch/slit/gash/margin of a page/trimmed edge (of a page in a book)
切口 qiè kǒu slang/argot/private language used as secret code
切块 qiē kuài to cut into pieces
切脉 qiè mài to feel sb's pulse
切面 qiē miàn section/cross-cut/tangent plane (math.)
切末 qiè mo stage props
切莫 qiè mò you must not/Please don't.../be sure not to/on no account (do it)
切尼 Qiē ní Cheney (name)/Richard B. "Dick" Cheney (1941-), US Republican politician, vice-president 2001-2008
切盼 qiè pàn to look forward eagerly to sth/keenly desired
切片 qiē piàn to slice/slice/thin section of a specimen (for microscopic examination)
切片检查 qiē piàn jiǎn chá slide examination/microscopic examination of thin section of specimen as part of biopsy
切平面 qiē píng miàn tangent plane (to a surface)
切迫 qiè pò urgent
切切 qiè qiè urgently/eagerly/worried/(urge sb to) be sure to/it is absolutely essential to (follow the above instruction)
切切私语 qiè qiè sī yǔ a private whisper
切肉刀 qiē ròu dāo meat cleaver
切入 qiē rù to cut into/to incise/to penetrate deeply into (a topic, area etc)/cut (offensive moves in basketball)
切身 qiè shēn direct/concerning oneself/personal
切实 qiè shí feasible/realistic/practical/earnestly/conscientiously
切实可行 qiè shí kě xíng feasible
切碎 qiē suì to chop
切特豪斯学校 Qiē tè háo sī xué xiào Charterhouse public school (UK)
切题 qiè tí to keep to the subject
切痛 qiē tòng sharp pain
切望 qiè wàng to eagerly anticipate
切勿 qiè wù by no means
切线 qiē xiàn tangent line (geometry)
切向 qiē xiàng tangent direction
切向力 qiē xiàng lì tangential force
切向量 qiē xiàng liàng tangent vector
切向速度 qiē xiàng sù dù tangential velocity
切削 qiē xiāo to cut/cutting/machining
切牙 qiē yá incisor tooth
切要 qiè yào essential/extremely important
切音 qiè yīn to indicate the phonetic value of a word using other words
切韵 Qiè yùn Qieyun, the first Chinese rime dictionary from 601 AD, containing 11,500 single-character entries
切韵 qiè yùn see 反切[fǎn qiè]
切责 qiè zé to blame/to reprimand
切诊 qiè zhěn (TCM) pulse feeling and palpitation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊[sì zhěn]
切中 qiè zhòng to hit the target (esp. in argument)/to strike home
切中时弊 qiè zhòng shí bì to hit home on the evils of the day (idiom)/fig. to hit a current political target/to hit the nub of the matter
切中时病 qiè zhòng shí bìng to hit the target where it hurts (idiom)/fig. to hit home/to hit the nail on the head (in an argument)
切中要害 qiè zhòng yào hài to hit the target and do real damage (idiom)/fig. to hit where it hurts/fig. to hit home/an argument that hits the nail on the head
切嘱 qiè zhǔ urgent advice/to exhort
亲切 qīn qiè amiable/cordial/close and dear/familiar
求好心切 qiú hǎo xīn qiè to demand the highest standards of sb (or oneself) (idiom)/to strive to achieve the best possible results/to be a perfectionist
确切 què qiè definite/exact/precise
热切 rè qiè fervent
仁波切 Rén bō qiè Rinpoche (Tibetan honorific)
撒切尔 Sā qiē ěr Thatcher (name)/Baroness Thatcher or Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), British conservative politician, prime minister 1979-1990
撒切尔夫人 Sā qiē ěr Fū ren Mrs Thatcher/Baroness Thatcher or Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), British conservative politician, prime minister 1979-1990
深切 shēn qiè deeply felt/heartfelt/sincere/honest
适切 shì qiè apt/appropriate
贴切 tiē qiè close-fitting/closest (translation)
温切斯特 Wēn qiē sī tè Winchester (town in south England, capital of former kingdom of Wessex)
弦切角 xián qiē jiǎo chord angle (i.e. angle a chord of a curve makes to the tangent)
消除对妇女一切形式歧视公约 Xiāo chú duì Fù nǚ Yī qiè Xíng shì Qí shì Gōng yuē Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
斜切锯 xié qiē jù miter saw
心切 xīn qiè eager/impatient/guileless
胸廓切开术 xiōng kuò qiē kāi shù thoracotomy (medicine)
亚历山大·杜布切克 Yà lì shān dà · Dù bù qiē kè Alexander Dubček (1921-1992), leader of Czechoslovakia (1968-1969)
严重关切 yán zhòng guān qiè serious concern
咬牙切齿 yǎo yá qiè chǐ gnashing one's teeth (idiom)/displaying extreme anger/fuming with rage between gritted teeth
一刀切 yī dāo qiē lit. to cut all at one stroke (idiom)/to impose uniformity/one solution fits a diversity of problems/one size fits all
一切 yī qiè everything/every/all
一切就绪 yī qiè jiù xù everything in its place and ready (idiom)
一切如旧 yī qiè rú jiù everything as before
一切事物 yī qiè shì wù everything
一切险 yī qiè xiǎn all risks (insurance)
一切向钱看 yī qiè xiàng qián kàn to put money above everything else
殷切 yīn qiè ardent/eager/earnest
余切 yú qiē cotangent (of angle), written cot θ or ctg θ
真切 zhēn qiè vivid/distinct/clear/sincere/honest
正切 zhèng qiē (math.) tangent (trigonometric function)
挚切 zhì qiè sincere/fervent
肿瘤切除术 zhǒng liú qiè chú shù lumpectomy

HSK 1

150 words

Start Learning

HSK 2

150 words

Start Learning

HSK 3

300 words

Start Learning

HSK 4

600 words

Start Learning

HSK 5

1300 words

Start Learning

HSK 6

2500 words

Start Learning