解ける

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. be solved
  2. be untied, undone
  3. melt, thaw (ice, snow, etc.)
  4. 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]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. be untied, undone
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