切れ目

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

From 切れる (kireru, "be cut," "become fissured") + (me, "dividing point," "border line")

Noun[edit]

切れ目 (hiragana きれめ, romaji kireme)

  1. rift, gap, break
  2. end, pause, interval

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Idioms[edit]

  • 金の切れ目が縁の切れ目
    かねのきれめがえんのきれめ
    Kane no kireme ga en no kireme
    Relationships formed by wealth will end when the money ends