Definition of 摧

  • break
  • smash
  • crush
  • familiar
  • popular

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サイ
  • くだ

Popular Words With This Kanji

砕く, 摧く, くだく

to break, to smash

砕ける, 摧ける, くだける

to break (into pieces), to be broken, to be smashed, to collapse, to crumble, to decline, to cool (e.g. enthusiasm), to dampen (e.g. one's will to fight), to become less formal, to throw off reserve, to become affable, to become easy to understand (e.g. a story), to be worried

玉砕, 玉摧, ぎょくさい

honourable defeat, honorable defeat, honourable death, honorable death, death without surrender

破摧, 破砕, はさい

crushing, smashing, cracking to pieces


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