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Noun
1. river; streamOnly applies to かわ
  • この
  • かわ
  • あの
  • かわ
  • さんばい3倍
  • なが長い
  • This river is three times longer than that one.
Suffix
2. the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers)
    信濃
  • かわ
  • 阿賀野
  • かわ
  • どちら
  • なが長い
  • ですか
  • Which is longer, the Shinano River or the Agano River?
Place
3. Gawa
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川 【がわ】河 【かわ】河 【がわ】
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Noun
1. teacher; master; doctorHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • われわれ
  • せんせい先生
  • しん真の
  • いみ意味
  • しんし紳士
  • です
  • Our teacher is a gentleman in the true sense of the word.
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2. with names of teachers, etc. as an honorificHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo)
  • ぼく
  • ジョーンズ
  • せんせい先生
  • さくぶん作文
  • 直して
  • もらった
  • I had my composition corrected by Mr Jones.
Noun
3. previous existenceArchaism, Only applies to せんじょう, See also 前生
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先生 【せんじょう】
Notes
せんせい: ichi1, news1, nf02. 先生: ichi1, news1, nf02. せんじょう: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. 先生: ichi1, news1, nf02.
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Noun
1. year
  • いちがつ一月
  • とし
  • いちばん一番
  • つき
  • です
  • January is the first month of the year.
2. age; years
  • とし
  • お聞き
  • して
  • よろしい
  • でしょうか
  • Might I ask your age?
3. past one's prime; old age
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歳 【とし】
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to raise; to elevateSee also 手を挙げる
  • しつもん質問
  • あれば
  • みぎて右手
  • 挙げて
  • くだ下さい
  • If you have a question, please raise your right hand.
2. to do up (one's hair)See also 髪を上げる
  • かみ
  • 上げた
  • ほう
  • わたし
  • 好き
  • I also prefer it with the hair worn up.
3. to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.)
  • はなび花火
  • しほうはっぽう四方八方
  • あげられた
  • The fireworks were set off on all sides.
4. to land (a boat)
  • かれ彼ら
  • その
  • ふね
  • きし
  • あげた
  • They drew the boat on the beach.
5. to deep-fryOnly applies to 揚げる
  • この
  • けいにく鶏肉
  • よく
  • あげ揚げらけれている
  • This chicken is fried well.
6. to show someone (into a room)
7. to summon (for geishas, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, Only applies to 揚げる
8. to send someone (away)
9. to enrol (one's child in school); to enroll
  • かれ
  • たす助けて
  • おおごえ大声
  • あげた
  • He gave a loud cry for help.
10. to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); to develop (talent, skill); to improve
  • その
  • みせ
  • ねだん値段
  • ぜんぶ全部
  • 上げた
  • The store raised all the prices.
11. to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice)See also 声を上げる
  • かれ
  • ひめい悲鳴
  • あげて
  • 逃げて
  • 行った
  • He cried out and ran away.
12. to earn (something desirable)
  • かれ
  • りっぱ立派な
  • せいせき成績
  • 上げた
  • He got wonderful results.
13. to praise
14. to give (an example, etc.); to citeusu. 挙げる
  • きしゃ記者
  • れい
  • ひと1つ
  • あげて
  • くださいます
  • Reporter: Can you give me an example?
15. to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.)usu. 挙げる
  • ぜんりょく全力
  • あげて
  • たたかえ
  • Fight with all your might.
16. to arrestOnly applies to 挙げる
17. to nominateOnly applies to 挙げる
  • わたし
  • かんがえ考えられる
  • こうほしゃ候補者
  • として
  • ポール
  • 挙げた
  • I put Paul's name forward as a possible candidate.
18. to givePolite (teineigo)
  • あなた
  • とき時には
  • いもうと妹さん
  • こづかい
  • あげます
  • Do you sometimes give your sister money?
19. to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)
20. to bear (a child)
21. to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)usu. 挙げる
  • わたし
  • せんげつ先月
  • けっこんしき結婚式
  • 挙げました
  • I held a wedding ceremony last month.
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
22. (of the tide) to come in
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb, Transitive verb
23. to vomit
Auxiliary verb, Ichidan verb
24. to do for (the sake of someone else)Usually written using kana alone, Polite (teineigo), after the -te form of a verb
  • ときかた解き方
  • おし教えて
  • あげる
  • I will show you how to solve it.
25. to complete ...See also 作り上げる, after the -masu stem of a verb
26. to humbly do ...Humble (kenjougo), See also 申し上げる, after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility
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挙げる 【あげる】揚げる 【あげる】
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Noun
1. eye; eyeball
  • そのとおり
  • わたし
  • シャワー
  • あび浴びている
  • とき
  • せっけん石鹸
  • はい入る
  • ヒステリー
  • じょうたい状態
  • になる
  • おとこ
  • のように
  • むすめ
  • この
  • はなし
  • みぶる身震い
  • ながら
  • 言った
  • Right, I said, shivering at this recital as a man would who gets hysterical while taking a shower if a bit of soap stings his eye.
2. eyesight; sight; visionSee also 目が見える
    ヘレン・ケラー
  • みみ
  • くち
  • ふじゆう不自由
  • だった
  • Helen Keller was blind, deaf and dumb.
3. look; stare; glance
  • かれ
  • すうはい崇拝
  • かのじょ彼女
  • なが眺めた
  • He regarded her with worship in his eyes.
4. an experience
5. viewpoint
6. stitch; texture; weaveSee also 編み目
Suffix
7. ordinal number suffix
  • ふた2つ
  • かど
  • みぎ
  • 曲がり
  • なさい
  • Turn right at the second corner.
8. somewhat; -ishSee also 大きめ
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眼 【め】
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Noun
1. box; case; chest; package; pack; crate
  • その
  • とって取っ手
  • みぎ
  • ねじる
  • はこ
  • 開きます
  • Twist that knob to the right and the box will open.
2. car (of a train, etc.)
3. shamisen case; shamisen
4. public building; community buildingColloquialism, See also 箱物, often written as ハコ
5. man who carries a geisha's shamisenArchaism, See also 箱屋
6. receptacle for human waste; feces (faeces)Archaism
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7. counter for boxes (or boxed objects)
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函 【はこ】匣 【はこ】筥 【はこ】筐 【はこ】凾 【はこ】ハコ
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Noun
1. mouth
  • いす椅子
  • よこ横たわる
  • わたし
  • しかえいせいし歯科衛生士
  • じょせい女性
  • はい
  • くち
  • 開けて
  • ください
  • 言った
  • のです
  • The woman dental hygienist said to me, lying down in the chair, "Right, please open your mouth."
2. opening; hole; gap; orifice
  • わたし私たち
  • そのまま
  • どうくつ洞窟
  • くち
  • ボート
  • つっこ突っ込んで
  • 行きました
  • We plunged into the cave opening on our boat and continued on.
3. mouth (of a bottle); spout; nozzle; mouthpiece
  • びん
  • くち
  • まで
  • いっぱい
  • はい入れて
  • くうき空気
  • 入らない
  • ようにし
  • なさい
  • Fill the bottle to the top so as to exclude all air.
4. gate; door; entrance; exit
5. speaking; speech; talk (i.e. gossip)See also 口を利く
  • あのひとあの人
  • くち
  • はら
  • はんたい反対
  • He says one thing and means another.
6. taste; palateSee also 口に合う
7. mouth (to feed)
  • がいまい外米
  • ぼそぼそ
  • していて
  • にほんじん日本人
  • くち
  • には
  • 合わない
  • Foreign rice is hard and tasteless, and doesn't appeal to the Japanese palate.
8. opening (i.e. vacancy); available positionSee also 働き口
9. invitation; summonsSee also 口がかかる
  • あの
  • しごと仕事の
  • くち
  • まだ
  • ある
  • The job offer still stands.
10. kind; sort; type
11. opening (i.e. beginning)
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12. counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
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13. MouthThe mouth is the first portion of the alimentary canal th... Read more
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Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
1. state; province; county; oblast; department (of ancient China)
  • なんぶ南部
  • しゅう
  • とうき冬期
  • りょこう旅行
  • する
  • いま
  • りょこう旅行
  • する
  • よりも
  • りょうきん料金
  • たか高く
  • なります
  • Traveling to the southern states during the winter will be costlier than it is now.
2. continent
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3. dearArchaism, after someone's name
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洲 【しゅう】
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Noun
1. field (for fruits, vegetables, etc.); cultivated land; vegetable plot; kitchen garden; plantation
  • はる
  • になる
  • はたけ
  • ほりかえして
  • 種をまきます
  • When spring comes, they dig up the fields and plant seeds.
Noun, Suffix
2. field (of specialization); sphere; areaOnly applies to はたけ, ばたけ when suf
  • かれ
  • きょういく教育
  • はたけ
  • そだ育った
  • He has had a long teaching career.
3. womb; birth; birthplaceColloquialism, Only applies to はたけ
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畑 【はた】畠 【はたけ】畠 【はた】
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Noun, No-adjective
1. center; centre; middle; heart; core; focus; pivot; emphasis; balance
Suffix
2. -centered; -centred; -focussed; -oriented; centered on; focussed on
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3. Centre (geometry)In geometry, the centre (or center) of an object is a poi... Read more
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Noun, No-adjective
1. chemistrySee also 科学 かがく, ばけがく spoken to avoid confusion with 科学
  • あなた貴方
  • かがく化学
  • べんきょう勉強します
  • Do you study chemistry?
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2. chemical company (e.g. Acme Chemical Co.)Abbreviation, Only applies to かがく
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3. ChemistryChemistry is the science of atomic matter, especially its... Read more
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化学 【ばけがく】
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Noun
1. wing
  • それ
  • つばさ
  • ぜんちょう全長
  • やく
  • インチ
  • ある
  • It has a wingspan of about four inches.
2. Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)Astronomy, etc. term, Only applies to よく, See also 二十八宿, See also 朱雀 すざく
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3. counter for birds or bird wingsArchaism, Only applies to よく
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翼 【よく】
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Noun
1. abdomen; belly; stomach
  • カンガルー
  • めす
  • こども子供
  • はら
  • ふくろ
  • 入れて
  • うご動く
  • A female kangaroo carries its young in the pouch.
2. wombSee also 胎 はら
3. one's mind; one's real intentions; one's true motive
  • あのひとあの人
  • くち
  • はら
  • はんたい反対
  • He says one thing and means another.
4. courage; nerve; willpower
5. generosity; magnanimity
6. feelings; emotions
7. wide middle part; bulging part
8. inside; interior; inner part
9. anti-nodePhysics terminology
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10. counter for hard roe
11. counter for containers with bulging middles (pots, vases, etc.)
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肚 【はら】
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Noun
1. muscle; tendon; sinew
2. vein; artery
3. fiber; fibre; string
4. line; stripe; streak
5. reason; logicSee also 筋が通る
  • きみ
  • 言っている
  • こと
  • すじ
  • あまり
  • よく
  • とお通っていない
  • There isn't much logic in what you're saying.
6. plot; storyline
  • その
  • しょうせつ小説
  • すじ
  • わからない
  • I don't understand this novel's plot.
7. lineage; descent
8. school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
9. aptitude; talent
10. source (of information, etc.); circle; channel
  • わたし
  • きょねん去年
  • それ
  • べつ別の
  • すじ
  • から
  • 聞いた
  • I heard about it from another source last year.
11. well-informed person (in a transaction)
12. logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
13. ninth vertical line
14. seam on a helmet
15. gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)Abbreviation, See also 筋蒲鉾
16. social position; statusArchaism
Noun - used as a suffix, Noun, No-adjective
17. on (a river, road, etc.); along
Suffix, Counter
18. counter for long thin things; counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
19. (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)Archaism
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条 【すじ】スジ
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Godan verb with su ending, Transitive verb
1. to take out; to get out
  • おかねお金
  • いくらか
  • ひつよう必要
  • なら
  • ぎんこう銀行
  • から
  • 出して
  • よい
  • You can withdraw some money out of the bank, if you need any.
2. to put out; to reveal; to show
  • この
  • けん
  • なまえ名前
  • 出し
  • たくない
  • I want to remain anonymous in this.
3. to submit (e.g. thesis); to turn in
  • とうあん答案
  • 出す
  • まえ
  • もういちどもう一度
  • よみかえ読み返し
  • なさい
  • Read over your paper before you hand it in.
4. to publish; to make public
  • いちがつ1月
  • 20
  • げつようび月曜日
  • ごぜんちゅう午前中
  • さいしゅう最終
  • ぎじ議事
  • じこう事項
  • 出します
  • ので
  • さっきゅう早急に
  • へんじ返事
  • くだ下さい
  • We'll release the final agenda on the morning of Monday, January 20, so please reply quickly.
5. to send (e.g. letter)See also 手紙を出す
  • このあいだこの間
  • とうこう投稿した
  • きじ記事
  • やっと
  • ざっし雑誌
  • 載った
  • がんば頑張って
  • 出し
  • つづ続けた
  • かい甲斐があった
  • Sending manuscript after manuscript paid off. A magazine finally published my work.
6. to produce (a sound); to start (fire)See also 声を出す
  • せいふ政府
  • つぎ次の
  • ような
  • せいめい声明
  • 出した
  • The government issued the following statement.
7. to serve (food)
  • ここ
  • おいしい
  • たべもの食べ物
  • 出されます
  • They serve excellent food here.
Suffix, Godan verb with su ending
8. to begin ...; to start to ...; to burst into ...after the -masu stem of a verb
  • いつから
  • いた痛み
  • だしました
  • How long have you had this pain?
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Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to hang (e.g. picture); to hoist (e.g. sail); to raise (e.g. flag)Usually written using kana alone, See also 壁にかける
  • コート
  • ハンガー
  • 掛けて
  • おきなさい
  • Put your coat on a hanger.
2. to sitUsually written using kana alone, See also 腰を掛ける
  • どうぞ
  • おかけ
  • くだ下さい
  • Please have a seat.
3. to take (time, money); to expend (money, time, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, See also 時間を掛ける
  • わたし
  • えき
  • 着く
  • れっしゃ列車
  • いま
  • にも
  • はっしゃ発車
  • しかけていた
  • The train was on the point of leaving when I got to the station.
4. to make (a call)Usually written using kana alone, See also 電話を掛ける
    10
  • えん
  • でんわ電話
  • かけられます
  • Can I make a phone call for ten yen?
5. to multiplyUsually written using kana alone
  • 掛ける
  • Four multiplied by two is eight.
6. to secure (e.g. lock)Usually written using kana alone, See also 鍵を掛ける
7. to put on (glasses, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, See also 眼鏡を掛ける
  • その
  • ふじん婦人
  • しんじゅ真珠
  • ネックレス
  • かけていた
  • The lady wore a necklace of pearls.
8. to coverUsually written using kana alone
  • くるま
  • カヴァー
  • 掛け
  • ロック
  • そして
  • しゃこ車庫
  • いれ入れてある
  • The car is kept in a garage, under cover and locked.
9. to burden someoneUsually written using kana alone, See also 迷惑を掛ける
10. to apply (insurance)Usually written using kana alone, See also 保険を掛ける
  • その
  • かもつ貨物
  • には
  • あらゆる
  • きけん危険
  • にたいに対する
  • ほけん保険
  • 掛けられた
  • The freight was insured against all risks.
11. to turn on (an engine, etc.); to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
    ボブ
  • メアリー
  • テープレコーダー
  • かけます
  • Bob and Mary play the recorder.
12. to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) onUsually written using kana alone
  • あいつ
  • まほう魔法
  • かけて
  • カエル
  • してやろう
  • I'll bewitch him into a frog!
13. to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
  • だれも
  • その
  • しゅうじん囚人
  • なさ情け
  • かけた
  • Everybody showed sympathy toward the prisoner.
14. to bindUsually written using kana alone, also 繋ける
  • その
  • はこ
  • かざ飾り
  • テープ
  • かけて
  • ください
  • Do up the box with decorative tape.
15. to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) ontoUsually written using kana alone, See also 塩をかける
  • コック
  • さん
  • すこ少しも
  • かけていない
  • The cook hasn't put any on it.
16. to argue (in court); to deliberate (in a meeting); to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.)Usually written using kana alone, See also 裁判に掛ける
  • その
  • もんだい問題
  • いいんかい委員会
  • かけられている
  • The question is before the committee.
17. to increase furtherUsually written using kana alone
18. to catch (in a trap, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
19. to set atopUsually written using kana alone
20. to erect (a makeshift building)Usually written using kana alone
21. to hold (a play, festival, etc.)Usually written using kana alone
22. to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gambleUsually written using kana alone, See also 賭ける かける
Suffix, Ichidan verb
23. to be partway doing ...; to begin (but not complete) ...; to be about to ...Usually written using kana alone, See also 話し掛ける, after -masu stem of verb
  • しかし
  • のうえんしゅ農園主
  • かれ
  • ほほえ微笑み
  • かけました
  • But the farmer smiled at him.
24. indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)Usually written using kana alone, See also 話し掛ける, after -masu stem of verb
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懸ける 【かける】
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Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
1. clothes (esp. Western clothes)
  • かれ
  • 濡れた
  • ふく
  • あぶって
  • かわかした
  • He dried his wet clothes by the fire.
Suffix, Counter
2. counter for doses of medicine, gulps of tea, drags of a cigarette, etc.See also 一服
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Noun
1. end; finish; stop
  • かれ彼の
  • こうきしん好奇心
  • には
  • かぎ限り
  • なかった
  • His curiosity knew no bounds.
2. bounds; limitsSee also 切りがない, See also 切りのない
  • あなた
  • かのう可能な
  • かぎ限り
  • はや早く
  • あなた
  • おかあお母さん
  • でんわ電話
  • する
  • べき
  • である
  • You should call your mother as soon as possible.
3. delivery date (of a futures contract)esp. 限り,限
4. finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in joruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
  • もっと
  • べんきょう勉強
  • しない
  • かぎ限り
  • らくだい落第
  • します
  • You will fail unless you work harder.
Suffix, Counter
5. counter for slices (esp. thick slices); counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
  • じゅぎょうりょう授業料
  • ほんげつ本月
  • 25
  • にち
  • かぎ限り
  • のうふ納付
  • こと
  • Tuition fees must be paid not later than the 25th of this month.
Particle
6. only; justUsually written using kana alone, See also っ切り っきり, senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech
7. since; afterUsually written using kana alone, usu. in a negative sentence
8. remaining (in a particular state)Usually written using kana alone
Other forms
限り 【きり】限 【きり】
Notes
限: Irregular okurigana usage.
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Na-adjective, Noun
1. dislike; hateAntonym: 好き すき
  • あなた
  • しごと仕事
  • きに気に入っている
  • おも思います
  • 」「
  • いや
  • それどころか
  • きら嫌い
  • です
  • "I believe you like your job" "On the contrary, I hate it".
Noun
2. suspicion; tendency; smack (of)Usually written using kana alone, See also 嫌いが在る きらいがある
    ジム
  • くん
  • いきす行き過ぎ
  • きら嫌い
  • ある
  • Jim tends to go too far.
3. distinction; discriminationUsually written using kana alone
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Suffix, Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to cut; to cut through; to perform (surgery)
    2.
  • だいこん大根
  • ひょうしぎ拍子木
  • 切る
  • 2. Cut the daikon into long sticks.
2. to sever (connections, ties)See also 縁を切る
3. to turn off (e.g. the light)
  • エアコン
  • 切って
  • かまいません
  • Do you mind if I turn off the AC?
4. to terminate (e.g. a conversation); to hang up (the phone); to disconnectSee also 電話を切る
    「スミス
  • さん
  • おねがお願い
  • したい
  • のです
  • 」「
  • そのまま
  • 切らず
  • お待ち
  • ください
  • "May I speak to Mr Smith?" "Will you hold the line?"
5. to punch (a ticket); to tear off (a stub)
6. to open (something sealed)
  • いったん
  • ふう
  • 切る
  • その
  • テープ
  • へんぴん返品
  • できません
  • Once you break the seal, you can't return the tape.
7. to start
  • てんしょく転職
  • ひっこ引っ越し
  • して
  • しんきいってん心機一転
  • あら新たな
  • スタート
  • 切った
  • I quit my job and moved so I could start off with a clean slate.
8. to set (a limit); to do (something) in less or within a certain time; to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.)
9. to reduce; to decrease; to discountSee also 値切る
10. to shake off (water, etc.); to let drip-dry; to let drain
11. to cross; to traverse
12. to criticize sharply
13. to act decisively; to do (something noticeable); to go first; to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki)
14. to turn (a vehicle)
15. to curl (a ball); to bend; to cut
  • トランプ
  • よく
  • 切って
  • ください
  • Please shuffle the cards carefully.
16. to shuffle (cards)
17. to dismiss; to sack; to let go; to expulse; to excommunicate
18. to dig (a groove); to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph)
    ハリー
  • なんとか
  • その
  • かわ
  • およ泳ぎ
  • きった
  • Harry managed to swim across the river.
19. to trumpSee also 切り札
20. to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go)
21. to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone)also written as 鑽る
22. to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.)
Suffix, Godan verb with ru ending
23. to finish; to completeSee also 疲れきる, after the -masu stem of a verb
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