割る

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

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割る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana わる, rōmaji waru)

  1. break (into separate pieces)
    ガラスを粉々 (こなごな) ()
    garasu o konagona ni waru
    break glass into pieces
  2. split; cut (apart)
  3. separate
  4. divide
    12 (にじゅう) (さん) () (よん)になる。
    Nijū o san de waru to yon ni naru.
    Divide twelve by three and you get four.
    自治体 (じちたい) (みっ)つに ()
    jichitai o mittsu ni waru
    divide a municipality into three municipalities
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割る (hiragana わる, rōmaji waru)

  1. (mathematics) divided by
    12 (にじゅう) () (さん) (よん)
    Nijū waru san wa yon.
    12 divided by 3 is 4.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
われ
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Verb[edit]

割る (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana われる, rōmaji wareru)

  1. Alternative spelling of 割れる

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9