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knife

noun [C]  us   /nɑɪf/ (plural knives  /nɑɪvz/ )
a tool or weapon used for cutting, usually consisting of a metal blade and a handle: a sharp knife We took plastic knives and forks on our picnic.

knife

verb [T]  us   /nɑɪf/
to push a knife into someone to hurt them
Translations of “knife”
in Arabic سِكّين…
in Korean 칼…
in Malaysian pisau…
in French couteau…
in Turkish bıçak…
in Italian coltello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刀…
in Russian нож…
in Polish nóż…
in Vietnamese con dao, dao găm…
in Spanish cuchillo, puñal…
in Portuguese faca…
in Thai มีด, ดาบ…
in German das Messer…
in Catalan ganivet…
in Japanese ナイフ…
in Indonesian pisau, belati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刀…
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