Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+780D (砍)

hack, chop, cut, fell
Strokes (without radical) 4 Total Strokes 9
Mandarin reading kǎn Cantonese reading ham2
Japanese on reading kan kon kin Japanese kun reading kiru
Korean reading Vietnamese reading

CEDICT Entries:

   [ kǎn ]    to chop, to cut down, to throw sth at sb
   [ kǎn ]    to hew, to cut down
   [ kǎn shāng ]    to wound with a blade or hatchet, to slash, to gash
   [ kǎn jià ]    to bargain, to cut or beat down a price
   [ kǎn daō ]    machete
   [ kǎn shān ]    to chat (1980s Beijing slang), to chew the fat
   [ kǎn duàn ]    to chop off
   [ kǎn shù ]    to chop wood, to chop down trees
   [ kǎn ]    to hack to death, to kill with an ax
   [ kǎn shā ]    to attack with a bladed weapon
   [ kǎn toú ]    to decapitate, to behead
   [ kǎn toú guò fēng chuī maò ]    to regard decapitation as no more important than the wind blowing off your hat (idiom)
⇒    [ làn kǎn làn ]    wanton destruction of forested lands
⇒    [ daō kǎn chaí gōng ]    lit. sharpening the axe won't make the wood-splitting take longer (idiom), fig. time invested in preparations is not lost, a beard well lathered is half shaved