(kǎn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to chop
  2. cut down

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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  • 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
砍伐 kǎnfá cut down/lop/hew (as a tree)
砍大山 kǎn dà shān to chat (1980s Beijing slang)/to chew the fat
砍刀 kǎn dāo machete
砍断 kǎn duàn to chop off
砍伐 kǎn fá to hew/to cut down
砍价 kǎn jià to bargain/to cut or beat down a price
砍杀 kǎn shā to attack with a bladed weapon
砍伤 kǎn shāng to wound with a blade or hatchet/to slash/to gash
砍树 kǎn shù to chop wood/to chop down trees
砍死 kǎn sǐ to hack to death/to kill with an ax
砍头 kǎn tóu to decapitate/to behead
砍头不过风吹帽 kǎn tóu bù guò fēng chuī mào to regard decapitation as no more important than the wind blowing off your hat (idiom)
滥砍滥伐 làn kǎn làn fá wanton destruction of forested lands
磨刀不误砍柴工 mó dāo bù wù kǎn chái gōng lit. sharpening the axe won't make the wood-splitting take longer (idiom)/fig. time invested in preparations is not lost/a beard well lathered is half shaved

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