裏切る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うら
Grade: 6
き > ぎ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ura, back, behind) +‎ 切る (kiru, cut).[1] The kiru changes to giru due to rendaku (連濁).

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Verb[edit]

裏切る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana うらぎる, romaji uragiru)

  1. to betray, to sell someone out, to turn traitor, to double-cross
  2. to disappoint

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9