てき 手が切れる Show inflections LinksSentence search for 手が切れるSentence search for てがきれるKanji details for 手 and 切Edit in JMdict Expression, Ichidan verb1. to break off with (e.g. one's lover)Idiomatic expression2. to be sharp enough to cut one's skin (of a new banknote, etc.) Discussions Log in to talk about this word.