堰を切る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2

Verb[edit]

堰を切る (godan conjugation, hiragana せきをきる, rōmaji seki o kiru)

  1. (literally) for a dam to break and water to burst forth
  2. (figuratively) to burst forth (e.g. tears, words, a crowd)

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