小刻み

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
きざ
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (ko, small, little) +‎ 刻み (kizami, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 刻む (kizamu, cut fine, engrave)).

Adjectival noun[edit]

()(きざ) (kokizami-na (adnominal ()(きざ) (kokizami na), adverbial ()(きざ) (kokizami ni))

  1. mincing
  2. bit by bit

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(きざ) (kokizami

  1. being cut in small pieces
  2. moving in small intervals