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Ichidan verb
intransitive verb
to break, to be broken, to snap, to fracturecéder, se briser, se casser, se plier, se rompre, tourner (un coin)

to be folded
to give in, to back down, to yield, to submit
See also: 曲がる, 2
to turn (a corner)brechen, zerbrechen, abgebrochen werden, sich falten lassen, zusammenklappbar sein, jmdm. nachgeben, sich versöhnlich zeigen, abbiegen

ON: セツKUN: お.る, おり, お.り, -お.り, お.れる
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
医者は彼の折れた足をついだ。Parts: 医者 (いしゃ), (かれ), 折れる (おれる), (あし), 接ぐ (つぐ)The doctor set his broken leg.

ついにバス会社が折れた。Parts: 遂に (ついに), バス, 会社 (かいしゃ), 折れる (おれる)At last, the bus company gave in.

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