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, romaji waru)

  1. break (into separate pieces)
    ガラスを粉々に割る
    break glass into pieces
  2. split; cut (apart)
  3. separate
  4. divide
    12を3で割ると4になる。
    Divide twelve by three and you get four.
    自治体を3つに割る
    divide a municipality into three municipalities
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割る ‎(hiragana わる, romaji waru)

  1. (mathematics) divided by
    12割る3は4。
    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, romaji 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