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Irregular okurigana usage
Noun (futsuumeishi)
end, finish, stopindique que quelque chose est complètement utilisé ou fait

See also: 切りがない
See also: 切りのない
bounds, limits

esp. 限り,限
delivery date (of a futures contract)

finale (of a noh song), end of an act (in joruri or kabuki), final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
counter for slices (esp. thick slices), counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)

See also: っ切り, っきり, 1
Usually written using kana alone
senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech
only, just

Usually written using kana alone
usu. in a negative sentence

Usually written using kana alone
remaining (in a particular state)Schluss, Ende

ON: セツ, サイKUN: き.る, -き.れ, き.れ, -き.れる, き.れる, -ぎ.り, -き.り, き.り, -き.る, -ぎ.れ
cut, cutoff, be sharp

ON: ゲンKUN: かぎ.る, かぎ.り, -かぎ.り
limit, restrict, to best of ability

ON: ゲンKUN: かぎ.る, かぎ.り, -かぎ.り
limit, restrict, to best of ability

Example sentences
彼はそこに行ったきり2度と帰ってこなかった。Parts: (かれ), 其処 (そこ), 行く (いく), 切り (きり), 二度と (にどと), 帰って来る (かえってくる)He went there, never to return.

彼は声の限りに叫んだ。Parts: (かれ), (こえ), 限り (かぎり), 叫ぶ (さけぶ)He shouted at the top of his voice.

彼の好奇心には限りがなかった。Parts: (かれ), 好奇心 (こうきしん), には, 限り (かぎり), 無い (ない)Sa curiosité n'a pas de limites.
His curiosity knew no bounds.
Seine Neugier kannte keine Grenzen.

授業料は本月25日限り納付の事。Parts: 授業料 (じゅぎょうりょう), 本月 (ほんげつ), (にち), 限り (かぎり), 納付 (のうふ), (こと)Tuition fees must be paid not later than the 25th of this month.

もっと勉強しない限り落第しますよ。Parts: もっと, 勉強 (べんきょう), 限り (かぎり), 落第 (らくだい)You will fail unless you work harder.

あなたは可能な限り早く、あなたのお母さんに電話をするべきである。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), 可能 (かのう), 限り (かぎり), 早く (はやく), 貴方 (あなた), お母さん (おかあさん), 電話 (でんわ), 可き (べき), であるYou should call your mother as soon as possible.

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