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English Definitionto carve; to engrave; carving
Simplified Script雕刻
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄠ ㄎㄜˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)diu1hak1
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
diāoto carve; to engrave; shrewd; bird of prey
quarter (hour); moment; to carve; to engrave; to cut; oppressive; measure word for short time intervals

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Words With Same Head Word    
雕塑diāosùa statue; a Buddhist image; sculpture; to carve
雕像diāoxiàngsculpture; (carved) statue
雕弊diāobìvariant of 凋敝
雕敝diāobìvariant of 凋敝
雕漆diāoqīcarved lacquerware
Words With Same Tail Word    
立刻lìkèforthwith; immediate; prompt; promptly; straightway; thereupon; at once
深刻shēnkèprofound; deep; deep-going
时刻shíkèmoment; constantly; always
此刻cǐkèthis moment; now; at present
片刻piànkèshort period of time; a moment
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