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JapaneseEdit

See also 壊す
Kanji in this term
こわ(れる)
Grade: S

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壊れる (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana こわれる, rōmaji kowareru)

  1. to break, to be broken, to be destroyed, to be wrecked
    洪水 (こうずい) (はし) (こわ)れた
    Kōzui de hashi ga kowareta.
    A bridge was destroyed by a flood.
    衝突事故 (しょうとつじこ)自動車 (じどうしゃ) (こわ)れた
    Shōtotsu jiko de jidōsha ga kowareta.
    An automobile was wrecked in a collision.
  2. to fall through; to be broken off
    印刷機 (いんさつき) (こわ)れた
    Insatsuki ga kowareta.
    A printing machine has been broken off.
  3. (informal) to go mad; to lose it

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