How do I Say and Write
"Carve" in Chinese?

Earth Fluent >> Chinese >> Verbs - Activity With Objects, Part 18 >> Carve

How do I Say "Carve" in Chinese?

Click to Hear how to Say "Carve" in Chinese

How do I Write "Carve" in Chinese?

"Carve" in Chinese : 雕刻

Test Your Pronunciation

    

雕刻

Definitions

Pronunciation : Carve
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [AS. ceorfan to cut, carve; akin to D. kerven, G. kerben, Dan. karve, Sw. karfva, and to Gr. -graphy. Cf. Graphic.]
Definition : 1. To cut. [Obs.] Or they will carven the shepherd's throat. Spenser.

2. To cut, as wood, stone, or other material, in an artistic or decorative manner; to sculpture; to engrave. Carved with figures strange and sweet. Coleridge.

3. To make or shape by cutting, sculpturing, or engraving; to form; as, to carve a name on a tree. An angel carved in stone. Tennyson. We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone. C. Wolfe.

4. To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at table; to divide for distribution or apportionment; to apportion. "To carve a capon." Shak.

5. To cut: to hew; to mark as if by cutting. My good blade carved the casques of men. Tennyson. A million wrinkles carved his skin. Tennyson.

6. To take or make, as by cutting; to provide. Who could easily have carved themselves their own food. South.

7. To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan. Lie ten nights awake carving the fashion of a new doublet. Shak. To carve out, to make or get by cutting, or as if by cutting; to cut out. "[Macbeth] with his brandished steel . . . carved out his passage." Shak. Fortunes were carved out of the property of the crown. Macaulay.

t. [imp. & p. p. Carved; p. pr. & vb. n. Carving.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Carve
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To exercise the trade of a sculptor or carver; to engrave or cut figures.

2. To cut up meat; as, to carve for all the guests.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Carve
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A carucate. [Obs.] Burrill.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Images

Lesson

Take the Chinese-Speaking Lesson for Carve Now!
4 Questions
Words Covered : Carve, boil, crush, rip.

Quiz

Take the Chinese-Speaking Quiz for Carve Now!
4 Questions
Words Covered : Carve, boil, crush, rip.

Learning Navigation

<< Last Word in Lesson
Current Word in Lesson
Carve
Next Word in Lesson >>
Your Overall Progress

Chronology

June 28, 2017 06:37:40 :
Carve -- Added to http://www.earthfluent.com.

Share

Permalink for Sharing :

Comments

Login to Comment

0 Likes
0 Dislikes

No comments so far. You can be the first!

Home|About|Contact|Search