切れ目

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

From 切れる (kireru, "be cut," "become fissured") + (me, "dividing point," "border line")

NounEdit

切れ目 (hiragana きれめ, romaji kireme)

  1. rift, gap, break
  2. end, pause, interval

Alternative formsEdit

  • 切目

IdiomsEdit

  • 金の切れ目が縁の切れ目
    かねのきれめがえんのきれめ
    Kane no kireme ga en no kireme
    Relationships formed by wealth will end when the money ends
Last modified on 3 February 2011, at 09:34