開刀

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Chinese[edit]

open; operate (vehicle); start knife
trad. (開刀)
simp. (开刀)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

開刀

  1. (archaic) to behead; to decapitate
  2. to perform a (medical) operation
    開刀 / 开刀  ―  duì tā kāidāo  ―  operate on him
  3. (figuratively) to make somebody the first target of an attack
  4. (figuratively) to fire; to sack

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to perform a medical operation) 動手術 (dòngshǒushù)