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ChineseEdit

close to; to cut; to slice open; operate (vehicle); start
trad. (切開)
simp. (切开)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

切開

  1. to cut open
  2. (surgery) to make an incision; to incise

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 2
かい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (setsu, "cut," "sever") + (kai, "open," "open up")

NounEdit

切開 (hiragana せっかい, rōmaji sekkai)

  1. incision, section

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

切開する (suru conjugation, hiragana せっかいする, rōmaji sekkai suru)

  1. cut open, incise

ConjugationEdit