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切る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to cut, to cut through, to perform (surgery)
See 縁を切る
2. to sever (connections, ties)
3. to turn off (e.g. the light)
See 電話を切る
4. to terminate (e.g. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect
5. to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub)
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着る, 著る, きる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to wear (in modern Japanese, from the shoulders down), to put on
2. to bear (guilt, etc.)
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斬る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.), to slice (off), to lop (off), to cut (off)
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剪る, きる
Godan verb
to cut, to prune, to trim (branches, leaves, flowers, etc.)
截る, きる
Godan verb
to cut (e.g. cloth)
伐る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive
to cut down (e.g. trees)
鑽る, 鑚る, きる
Godan verb, Transitive, Obscure term
to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking metal against stone)
1. kill
Sports term
2. kill (shot), smash, spike (in volleyball)
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着る物, 着物, きるもの
something to wear, clothes
1. quilt
2. kilt
着類, きる
Obsolete term
キルメス, ケルメッセ
kermesse (festival)
キルギス人, キルギスじん
Kyrgyz (person)
着る毛布, きるもうふ
wearable blanket
帰塁, きる
Takes suru, Baseball term
returning to one's base (after a fly ball)
キルギス共和国, キルギスきょうわこく
Kyrgyz Republic
キルヒホッフの法則, キルヒホッフのほうそく
Expression, Physics terminology
Kirchhoff's law, Kirchhoff's laws
See キルギス, Obsolete term
コルク, キル
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きる, 出来る, 出きる, 出來る
Ichidan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to be able (in a position) to do, to be up to the task
2. to be ready, to be completed
3. to be made, to be built
4. to be good at, to be permitted (to do)
5. to become intimate, to take up (with somebody)
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きる, おきる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to get up, to rise, to blaze up (fire)
2. to wake up, to be awake, to stay awake
3. to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents), to happen, to take place
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きる, 活きる, いきる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to live, to exist
2. to make a living, to subsist
3. to be in effect, to be in use, to function
4. to come to life, to be enlivened
5. to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
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きるだけ, 出来るだけ, 出来る丈
Expression, Adverb, May take 'no', Usually in kana
as much as one can, as much as possible, if at all possible
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踏み切る, 踏切る, ふみきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to take off, to jump, to leap
2. to take the plunge, to decide, to embark on, to venture into, to launch out into
Sumo term
3. to step out of the ring
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ことができる, ことが出来る, 事ができる, 事が出来る
Expression, Ichidan verb, Usually in kana, usu. verb+ことが...
to be able (to), to be possible (to)
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きるだけ早く, 出来るだけ早く, できるだけはやく
as soon as possible
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思い切る, 思いきる, おもいきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to give up all thoughts of, to abandon, to despair of
2. to make up one's mind, to take a momentous decision
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きる, 竭きる, つきる
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to be used up, to be run out, to be exhausted, to be consumed, to come to an end
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乗り切る, 乗りきる, のりきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to weather (a storm, rough seas), to ride across, to sail across
2. to get through (adversity), to get over, to tide over, to overcome, to survive
3. to load completely (e.g. books on a shelf, people or luggage in a car)
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きる, 厭きる, 倦きる, 倦る, あきる
Ichidan verb, Auxiliary verb, Intransitive
to get tired of, to lose interest in, to be fed up with, to have enough
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打ち切る, 打切る, うちきる
Godan verb, Transitive
to stop, to abort, to discontinue, to close
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締め切る, 閉め切る, 〆切る, 閉切る, 締切る, しめきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to close up, to shut up (e.g. behind doors)
usu. 締め切る
2. to cut off (e.g. because a deadline has expired), to close off (e.g. subscription list)
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逃げ切る, 逃切る, にげきる
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to make good one's escape, to get away, to outrun
2. to hold on (and win), to win narrowly
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振り切る, 振切る, ふりきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to shake off, to shake free from
2. to swing completely (bat, club, etc.), to take a full swing
3. to break off from (pursuer), to pull away
4. to reject (request), to ignore
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押し切る, 押切る, 押しきる, おしきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to overcome (opposition), to push past, to force one's way
2. to press and cut
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