jian4
double-edged sword; classifier for blows of a sword

jian4
variant of 劍|剑

strokes 9
radical
strokes after radical 7
宝剑 寶劍 bao3 jian4
(double-edged) sword

长嘴剑鸻 長嘴劍鴴 chang2 zui3 jian4 heng2
(bird species of China) long-billed plover (Charadrius placidus)

唇枪舌剑 唇槍舌劍 chun2 qiang1 she2 jian4
fight a battle of words; cross verbal swords

刀剑 刀劍 dao1 jian4
sword

短剑 短劍 duan3 jian4
dagger

花剑 花劍 hua1 jian4
foil (fencing)

击剑 擊劍 ji1 jian4
fencing (sport)

击剑者 擊劍者 ji1 jian4 zhe3
fencer (i.e. sportsman involved in fencing)

剑拔弩张 劍拔弩張 jian4 ba2 nu3 zhang1
lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility; at daggers drawn

剑柄 劍柄 jian4 bing3
sword hilt

剑齿虎 劍齒虎 jian4 chi3 hu3
saber-toothed tiger

剑川 劍川 jian4 chuan1
Jianchuan county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州, Yunnan

剑川县 劍川縣 jian4 chuan1 xian4
Jianchuan county in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture 大理白族自治州, Yunnan

剑道 劍道 jian4 dao4
kendō (sports)

剑法 劍法 jian4 fa3
fencing; sword-play

剑阁 劍閣 jian4 ge2
Jiange county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan

剑阁县 劍閣縣 jian4 ge2 xian4
Jiange county in Guangyuan 廣元|广元, Sichuan

剑河 劍河 jian4 he2
Jianhe county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou

剑河县 劍河縣 jian4 he2 xian4
Jianhe county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou

剑鸻 劍鴴 jian4 heng2
(bird species of China) common ringed plover (Charadrius hiaticula)

剑尖 劍尖 jian4 jian1
point; sharp end

剑客 劍客 jian4 ke4
fencer (i.e. sportsman involved in fencing)

剑龙 劍龍 jian4 long2
stegosaurus

剑麻 劍麻 jian4 ma2
sisal hemp

剑桥 劍橋 jian4 qiao2
Cambridge

剑桥大学 劍橋大學 jian4 qiao2 da4 xue2
University of Cambridge

剑身 劍身 jian4 shen1
sword blade

剑术 劍術 jian4 shu4
fencing

剑鱼 劍魚 jian4 yu2
swordfish

剑鱼座 劍魚座 jian4 yu2 zuo4
Dorado (constellation)

剑走偏锋 劍走偏鋒 jian4 zou3 pian1 feng1
Jian Zoupianfeng, pseudonym of prolific modern novelist

剑走偏锋 劍走偏鋒 jian4 zou3 pian1 feng1
the sword moves with side stroke (modern idiom); fig. unexpected winning move; unconventional gambit

剑走蜻蛉 劍走蜻蛉 jian4 zou3 qing1 ling2
the sword moves like a dragon-fly (modern idiom); fig. unexpected winning move; unconventional gambit

剑嘴鹛 劍嘴鶥 jian4 zui3 mei2
(bird species of China) slender-billed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus superciliaris)

刻舟求剑 刻舟求劍 ke4 zhou1 qiu2 jian4
lit. a notch on the side of a boat to locate a sword dropped overboard (idiom); fig. an action made pointless by changed circumstances

口蜜腹剑 口蜜腹劍 kou3 mi4 fu4 jian4
lit. honeyed words, a sword in the belly (idiom); fig. hypocritical and murderous

利剑 利劍 li4 jian4
sharp sword

刘剑峰 劉劍峰 liu2 jian4 feng1
Liu Jianfeng (1936-), second governor of Hainan

木剑 木劍 mu4 jian4
wooden sword

佩剑 佩劍 pei4 jian4
sword; (fencing) saber

琴剑飘零 琴劍飄零 qin2 jian4 piao1 ling2
floating between zither and sword (idiom); fig. wandering aimlessly with no tenured position

尚方宝剑 尚方寶劍 shang4 fang1 bao3 jian4
variant of 尚方劍|尚方剑; imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers); in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill

上方宝剑 上方寶劍 shang4 fang1 bao3 jian4
imperial sword (giving bearer plenipotentiary powers); imperial Chinese version of 007 licensed to kill

尚方剑 尚方劍 shang4 fang1 jian4
imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers); in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill

手里剑 手裡劍 shou3 li3 jian4
shuriken (throwing star)

双刃剑 雙刃劍 shuang1 ren4 jian4
double-edged sword (both lit. and fig.)

太极剑 太極劍 tai4 ji2 jian4
a kind of traditional Chinese sword-play

舞剑 舞劍 wu3 jian4
to perform a sword-dance

项庄舞剑 項莊舞劍 xiang4 zhuang1 wu3 jian4
lit. Xiang Zhuang performs the sword dance, but his mind is set on Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 (idiom, refers to plot to kill Liu Bang during Feast at Hongmen 鴻門宴|鸿门宴 in 206 BC); fig. an elaborate deception hiding malicious intent

项庄舞剑,意在沛公 項莊舞劍,意在沛公 xiang4 zhuang1 wu3 jian4 - yi4 zai4 pei4 gong1
lit. Xiang Zhuang performs the sword dance, but his mind is set on Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 (idiom); refers to 206 BC plot to murder Liu Bang, aka Duke of Pei 沛公 and the future Han emperor, during a sword dance at Feast at Hongmen 鴻門宴|鸿门宴; an elaborate deception to

项庄舞剑,志在沛公 項莊舞劍,志在沛公 xiang4 zhuang1 wu3 jian4 - zhi4 zai4 pei4 gong1
see 項莊舞劍,意在沛公|项庄舞剑,意在沛公

重剑 重劍 zhong4 jian4
épée (fencing)