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Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 切る (kiru)

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: きる
Kanji: 切る
Romaji: kiru

Type: verb

Meaning: to cut; to chop; to slice; to sever (connection); to turn off (e.g. light); to hang up (the phone)

Example sentences:

パンをうすく切ってください。
pan o usuku kitte kudasai.
Please slice the bread.

おかしいな。二人とも電源切ってる。
okashii na. futari tomo dengen kitteru.
It’s weird. Both of them turned off their phones.

Learn JLPT N5 Vocabulary: 切る (kiru)

ちょっとトラブルがあって携帯の電源切ってたの…
chotto toraburu ga atte keitai no dengen kitteta no.
I ran into a problem and had to turn off my cellphone…

彼が突然言葉を切った。顔が急にぎくりとしたように緊張した。
kare ga totsuzen kotoba o kitta. kao ga kyuu ni gikuri toshita you ni kinchou shita.
He broke off. His face was suddenly tense, alarmed.

Similar words:

絶つ (tatsu); 刈る (karu)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 切 (qiē)
Korean: 자르다 (jaleuda), 베다 (beda)

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