Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 4



cut, cutoff, be sharp
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • セツ
  • サイ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • き.る
  • -き.る
  • き.り
  • -き.り
  • -ぎ.り
  • き.れる
  • -き.れる
  • き.れ
  • -き.れ
  • -ぎ.れ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 出切る

    to be out of; to have no more at hand

  • 切る

    to cut (usu. to cut through)

    to sever (connections, ties)

    to turn off (i.e. the light)

    to terminate (i.e. a conversation); to hang up (the phone); to disconnect

    to punch (a ticket); to tear off (a stub)

    to open (something sealed)

    to start

    to set (a limit)

    to reduce; to decrease; to discount

    to shake off (water, etc.); to let drip-dry (or drain)

    to cross

    to do (something noticeable)

    to turn (a vehicle)

    to cut (the ball)

    to shuffle (cards)

    to trump

    (in Go) to isolate (an opponent's stone)

    (after the -masu stem of a verb) to finish; to complete

  • 大切

    important; valuable; worthy of care

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