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Kanji: 切

KANJI
4 strokes
READINGS
KUN 訓
れる
 ON 音 
セツ
サイ
STROKE ORDER
Slow Fast
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JLPT Level:
JLPT N4 (upper beginner level)
Kanken Level:
Kanken Level 9 (completion of 2nd grade)
Grade:
Taught during the 2nd grade in Japan
Radical:
刀(刂)
Radical name:
かたな(りっとう)
Meaning:
Cut, cutoff, be sharp
Usage:
Appears frequently in Japanese newspapers, but about 300 kanji are used even more often.
JLPT Level Word Meaning
N5
(きって)
postage stamp
N5
(きっぷ)
Ticket
N5
()
to cut
N5
(たいせつ)
important
N4
(しんせつ)
kindness
N3
(うらぎ)
to betray, to turn traitor to, to double-cross
N3
()
cloth, piece, cut, chop
N3
()れる
(1) to cut well, to be sharp, (2) to break (off)
N3
(てきせつ)
pertinent, appropriate, adequate, relevance
N3
(よこぎ)
to cross (e.g. arms), to traverse
N2
()()
sold-out
N2
()()れる
to be sold out
N2
(おも)いっ()
thoroughly, to one's heart's content
N2
(くぎ)
to punctuate, to cut off, to mark off, to stop, to put an end to
N2
(しめきり)
closing, cut-off, end, deadline, Closed, No Entrance
N2
()()
to shut up
N2
()()
to be in high spirits, to be full of vigor
N2
(ふみきり)
railway crossing, level crossing, starting line, scratch, crossover
N1
(いっさい)
all, everything, without exception, the whole, entirely, absolutely
N1
()()
to stop, to abort, to discontinue, to close
N1
()()
to bite off, to gnaw through
N1
()
limits, end, bounds, period, place to leave off, closing sentence, all there is, only, since
N1
()()える
to change, to exchange, to convert, to renew, to throw a switch, to replace, to switch over
N1
()()
break, pause, gap, end, rift, interruption, cut, section, notch, incision, end (of a task)
N1
(くぎ)
an end, a stop, punctuation
N1
(こぎって)
cheque, check
N1
(しき)
to partition, to divide, to mark off, to settle accounts, to toe the mark
N1
()()
closing, cut-off, end, deadline, Closed, No Entrance
N1
(せっかい)
clearing (land), opening up, cutting through
N1
(せつじつ)
compelling, serious, severe, acute, earnest, pressing, urgent
N1
(せつ)ない
painful, trying, oppressive, suffocating
N1
(つうせつ)
keen, acute
N1
(でき)
to be out of, to have no more at hand
N1
(とぎ)れる
to pause, to be interrupted
N1
()()
hot topic, talk of the town
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