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  Words related to knife

Related / Similar Words: tongue, stab

 

Definition:
  • edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle;
  • a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point;
  • any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark";
  • use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death";

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    Hyponyms: barong, bolo, bolo knife, Bowie knife, bread knife, butcher knife, carving knife, case knife, sheath knife, cleaver, meat cleaver, chopper, drawknife, drawshave, hunting knife, letter opener, paper knife, paperknife, linoleum knife, linoleum cutter, parang, parer, paring knife, pocketknife, pocket knife, pruning knife, slicer, surgical knife, table knife, bayonet, dagger, sticker, flick-knife, khukuri, machete, matchet, panga, shiv, trench knife, yataghan, poniard

     

    Derivational Morphology: stab, thrust, knife thrust, stabber

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: ganivet   Danish: kniv  
    Dutch: mes   Esperanto: tranĉilo  
    Finnish: puukko and veitsi   French: couteau  
    German: Messer   Greek: μαχαίρι  
    Hebrew: סכין   Hungarian: kés  
    Icelandic: hnífur   Japanese: ナイフ  
    Kurdish: چه‌قۆ   Latin: culter  
    Latvian: nazis   Maltese: sikkina  
    Polish: nóż   Russian: нож  
    Slovene: nož   Spanish: cuchillo  
    Swedish: dolk and kniv  
     
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