1. noun thorn / sting / prick
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 芒刺 'thorn' (Guoyu '刺' n 1)
  2. verb to stab
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 扎入 (Guoyu '刺' v 1; Unihan '刺')
  3. verb to assassinate / to murder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 暗杀, as in 刺杀 (Guoyu '刺' v 2)
  4. verb to prick / to irritate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 刺眼 'to offend the eyes' (Guoyu '刺' v 5; Unihan '刺')
  5. verb to prod
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Unihan '刺')
  6. verb to ridicule / to mock
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 讽刺 (Guoyu '刺' v 3)
  7. verb to secretly enquire about
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 刺探 (Guoyu '刺' v 4)
  8. noun a business card
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 名片 (Guoyu '刺' n 2)
  9. proper noun Ci
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '刺' n 3)

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