潰れる

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Kanji in this term
つぶ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

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潰れる ‎(intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana つぶれる, romaji tsubureru)

  1. to be ruined, crushed, smashed, destroyed, wrecked
    地震 (じしん)家々 (いえいえ) (つぶ)れた
    Jishin de ieie ga tsubureta.
    Many houses were destroyed by an earthquake.
  2. to be ruined, to go bankrupt
    大学 (だいがく) (つぶ)れた
    Daigaku ga tsubureta.
    A university went bankrupt.

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