切れ味

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
あじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From 切れ (kire, "sharpness," "cutting quality") + (aji, "taste")

NounEdit

切れ味 (hiragana きれあじ, romaji kireaji)

  1. sharpness, cutting quality
  2. skill, sharpness of performance

Alternative formsEdit

  • 切味
Last modified on 15 January 2014, at 01:33