切れ味

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
あじ
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 切れ (kire, "sharpness," "cutting quality") + (aji, "taste")

Noun[edit]

切れ味 (hiragana きれあじ, romaji kireaji)

  1. sharpness, cutting quality
  2. skill, sharpness of performance

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