踏み切る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 踏む (fumu, "step on," "tread on," "stamp") + 切る (kiru, "perform an action boldly")

Verb[edit]

踏み切る (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ふみきる, rōmaji fumikiru)

  1. make a bold start, take a plunge
  2. take off
  3. (sumo) step out of the ring

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