Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
切り詰める, 切詰める
Kana Reading
きりつめる
Romaji
kiritsumeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, transitive verb
    Meaning
    to shorten; to cut short; to trim
    Example sentence
    費用はギリギリまで切り詰められた The budget was cut to the bone.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to cut down on; to reduce; to economize; to economise
    Example sentence
    彼ら費用切りつめなければならないだろう They will have to cut down their expenses.

Examples of 切り詰める, 切詰める, きりつめる in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
切り詰める
Plain Polite
切り詰めます
Negative
切り詰めない
Negative Polite
切り詰めません

Past

Plain
切り詰めた
Plain Polite
切り詰めました
Negative
切り詰めなかった
Negative Polite
切り詰めませんでした

Te

Plain
切り詰めて
Plain Polite
切り詰めまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
切り詰められる
Plain Polite
切り詰められます
Negative
切り詰められない
Negative Polite
切り詰められません

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