v. to carve, to engrave
Other meanings
[kè]   char./m. moment; unkind; profound; to set a date (same as 克); quarter (of an hour)
    knife
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
zhuàn kè
n./v. seal cut out of some material; cut seal, produce seal
diāo kè
n./v. sculpture; carve, engrave, marble
shí kè
n. stone inscription, carved stone
kè dāo
n. cing tool, graver
tí kè
v. inscribe
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zài shí tou shàng zhuàn kè hěn nán
phr. It's very difficult to cut seal on the stone.
juān kè
v. (formal) to engrave