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From Old Japanese.[1][2]



切る (godan conjugation, hiragana きる, rōmaji kiru)

  1. to cut, to slice, to carve
    • 2010 December 8, Sorachi, Hideaki, “だい三百二十六くん GWゴールデンウィークあけもえるっちゃあえる [Lesson 326: After the Golden Week Ends, If You Can See It, You’re Gonna See It]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 37 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ↑ISBN:
      あっ かんしてるみたいですね スタンバイおねがいします それじゃあMADAOマダオさんで 「かみった?」
      Ah jikan ga oshiteru mitai desu ne Sutanbai onegaishimasu Sore jaa MADAO-san de “Kami Kitta?”
      Kitte nētte itten daroooo‼ Kireba iii no ka‼
      We’re kind of being pressed for time now. So stand by, everyone. This is MADAO-san with the song “Have you got your hair cut?”
      I told you I didn’t‼ Do you want me to that bad⁉ Would I look better that way or something⁉
  2. cut down, fell, chop down
  3. prune, trim, shear
  4. cut flat things such as cloth or paper
  5. cut a person with a sword, cut down, kill
  6. separate from the main body, cut off, break away
  7. perform an action as if by cutting
  8. discontinue an action, cut off, pause, break off, turn off, hang up
  9. cut or sever connection with
  10. cut off or divide by or as if by partition
  11. perform an action boldly


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切る (hiragana きる, rōmaji -kiru)

  1. finish, be through
  2. perform an action thoroughly or decisively

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  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ↑ISBN