切り捨てる

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 切る (kiru, "cut," "slice," "carve") + 捨てる (suteru, "discard," "throw away," "cast aside")

Verb[edit]

切り捨てる (transitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana きりすてる, romaji kirisuteru)

  1. cut down, cut away
  2. omit

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Derived terms[edit]

  • 切り捨て (kirisute): (historical) using people of low rank as sword fodder; omission, rounding down
  • 切り捨てられる (kirisuterareru): can be discarded, can be cut down