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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 1
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

切れ目 (hiragana きれめ, rōmaji kireme)

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

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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