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切る, きる

  • kiru
JLPT LEVEL 5

Definition

suffix, Godan verb with `ru' ending, transitive verb

  • to cut (usu. to cut through)

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  • to sever (connections, ties)

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  • to turn off (i.e. the light)

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

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

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  • to open (something sealed)

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  • to start

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  • to set (a limit)

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  • to reduce
  • to decrease
  • to discount

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

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  • to cross

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  • to do (something noticeable)

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  • to turn (a vehicle)

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  • to cut (the ball)

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  • to shuffle (cards)

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  • to trump

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

Definition

suffix, Godan verb with `ru' ending

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

Examples of 切る,きる in a Sentence

いったん切るとそのテープ返品できません。
Once you break the seal, you can't return the tape.
エアコン切ってまいません
Do you mind if I turn off the AC?
2.大根拍子木切る
2. Cut the radishes into long sticks.
I quit my job and moved so I could start off with a clean slate.
ハリーはなんとかその泳ぎきった。
Harry managed to swim across the river.
「スミスさんお願いしたいのですが」「そのまま切らずにお待ちください」
May I speak to Mr Smith? "Will you hold the line?"
Please shuffle the cards carefully.
包丁切りました。
I cut my finger with a knife.
If you whip the steering wheel around like that on a snowy road the car is going to go into a slide.
その男の子ケーキ2つに切った。
The boy cut the cake in two.

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