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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese.[1][2]

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VerbEdit

切る (godan conjugation, hiragana きる, rōmaji kiru)

  1. to cut, to slice, to carve
  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, 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
  12. go under, be less than (numerically)

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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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ReferencesEdit

  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