解ける

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5

Etymology 1[edit]

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解ける (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana とける, romaji tokeru)

  1. be solved
  2. be solvable
    この問題は解ける
    This problem is solvable.
  3. be untied; be undone
  4. melt, thaw (ice, snow, etc.)
  5. to melt away, to be dispelled (anger, misunderstanding, etc.)
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
       ()きながらおやじに (あや)まって、ようやくおやじの (いか)りが ()けた
      naki nagara oyaji ni ayamatte, yōyaku oyaji no ikari ga toketa.
      [she] tearfully apologized for me, and by her appeal my father's wrath was softened.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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解ける (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana ほどける, romaji hodokeru)

  1. be untied; be undone
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