Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 切

cut, cutoff, be sharp

Onyomi

セツ、 サイ
setsu, sai

Kunyomi

き(る)
ki(ru)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 セツ、 サイ / き(る) 】

Meaning: cut, cutoff, be sharp

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How to write 切 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 4

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

かみのけをきってもらったほうがいい。
kami no ke wo kitte moratta hou ga ii.
You had best get your hair cut.
Example #2

ナイフでケーキをきってください。
naifu de keeki wo kitte kudasai.
Please cut the cake with a knife.
Example #3

あなたはわたしにとってたいせつなともだちです。
anata wa watashi ni totte taisetsu na tomodachi desu.
You are a precious friend to me.
Example #4

あなたは、でんしゃのきっぷをかいましたよね?
anata wa, densah no kippu wo kaimashita ne?
You bought your train ticket, right?
Example #5

あなたはしんせつなひとのようですね。
anata wa shinsetsu na hito no you desu ne.
You seem like a kind person.

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