切る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun'yomi

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切る (godan conjugation, hiragana きる, romaji kiru)

  1. cut, slice, 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, pause, 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

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切る (hiragana きる, romaji -kiru)

  1. finish, be through
  2. perform an action thoroughly or decisively

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