セツ, サイ, き.る, -き.る, き.り, -き.り, -ぎ.り, き.れる, -き.れる, き.れ, -き.れ, -ぎ.れ, きり, ぎり
cut, cutoff, be sharp

This kanji has 4 strokes: 2 in the "sword" radical (かたな) and 2 other strokes.

Sample compounds (147) :

  1. せつ
    (an) eager, earnest, ardent, kind, keen, acute

  2. きる
    (I) (suf) to cut, to chop, to hash, to carve, to saw, to clip, to shear, to slice, to strip, to fell, to cut down, to punch, to sever (connections), to pause, to break off, to disconnect, to turn off, to hand up, to cross (a street), to discount, to sell below cost, to shake (water) off, finish, be through, complete, to be able to

  3. きり
    (suf) limits, end, bounds, period, place to leave off, closing sentence, all there is, only, since
  4. らす
    to be out of, to run out of, to be short of, to be out of stock
  5. やり
    (uk) complete decisively, to do to completion
  6. っての
    the most . . . of all

  7. ひときり
    a pause, a period, a step, once, some years ago
  8. ろす
    to slash downward

  9. できる
    to be out of, to have no more at hand

  10. きりいだす
    to quarry, to cut (timber), to cut and carry off, to begin to talk, to break the ice, to broach, to bring down

  11. はんせつ

  12. まるっきり
    completely, perfectly, just as if

  13. せんぎり
    small pieces or strips of vegetables

  14. ちぎる
    to cut up fine, to pick (fruit)
  15. れる
    to expire, to die
  16. える
    to switch

  17. うらぎり
    treachery, betrayal, perfidy

  18. しきり
    partition, division, boundary, compartment, settlement of accounts, toeing the mark
  19. れない
    impossible to do

  20. つききり
    constant attendance (by a doctor)
  21. きっ
    constant attendance, uninterrupted supervision
  22. ける
    to cut at, to slash at

  23. きりあい
    crossing swords, fighting with swords, cutting each other (in fighting)

  24. かりきる
    to reserve

  25. きっさき
    point of a sword

  26. きりいる
    to cut into, to raid
  27. かり
    to be evident, to be obvious, to understand completely
  28. ける
    to cut up

  29. はさみきる
    to nip off, to snip, to clip, to trim off

  30. ひえきる
    to become completely chilled

  31. がいせつ
    appropriateness, adequacy, aptness

  32. きりきず
    cut, gash, incision

  33. わりきる
    to divide, to give a clear explanation
  34. れる
    to be divisible (by), to be divided without residue

  35. くぎり
    stopping place, punctuation, pause

  36. くぎり
    an end, a stop, punctuation

  37. ふるぎれ
    old cloth, old rags

  38. きりあげ
    end, conclusion

  39. きりあげ
    end, conclusion
  40. れる
    to break through, to become unbound by, to ooze out

  41. きれあじ
    sharpness (of a sword), the feel of a cutting edge

  42. しなぎれ
    out of stock

  43. きりまわす
    to run around killing, to manage everything, to control, to cut carelessly (a cook or surgeon)

  44. こまりきる
    to be greatly perplexed, to be greatly embarrassed

  45. きれじ

  46. うりきれ

  47. きりば
    coal face, working face

  48. たいせつ
    (an) important

  49. きりづま

  50. せつじつに
    strongly, keenly, vividly, sincerely, urgently

  51. きれや
    dry-goods store

  52. きれくず
    cloth scraps

  53. きりずみ
    cut-up charcoal

  54. きりくずす
    to level (earth), to break (strike), to cut through (a mountain), to split (the opposition)

  55. はりきる
    to be in high spirits, to be full of vigor, to be enthusiastic, to be eager, to stretch to breaking point

  56. きりどく
    no retribution for a samurai killing a commoner

  57. きって
    stamp (postage), merchandise certificate

  58. きりて
    cutter, certificate

  59. きれて
    man of ability

  60. てをきる
    to cut off (a relationship)

  61. きりはらう
    to clear away, to clear land, to prune, to lop off

  62. きりぬき
    scraps, cuts

  63. きりぬく
    to cut out, to clip from, to extract

  64. きりぬき
    scraps, cuts
  65. げる
    to cut and enlarge

  66. おしきり
    straw cutter, short mane

  67. おしきる
    to have one's own way

  68. もちきる
    to hold all the while, to talk about nothing but

  69. ふりきる
    to shake off, to shake free from

  70. きりまくる
    to attack and scatter, to argue vehemently
  71. える
    to cut down an enemy

  72. ねじきる
    to twist off

  73. きりつぎ

  74. きっかけ
    chance, start, cue, excuse, motive, impetus, occasion
  75. える
    to cut and even up, to cut several pieces to the same size

  76. きりかえ
    exchange, conversion, replacement, switching to

  77. なでぎり
    clean sweep, killing several with one sword sweep

  78. すりきる
    to cut by rubbing, to wear out, to spend all (one's money)
  79. らす
    to cut down all, to slash promiscuously

  80. きりはなつ
    to cut loose, to let loose, to cut off, to detach, to dismember, to cut in two

  81. きりかえ
    exchange, conversion, replacement, switching to
  82. える
    to change, to exchange, to convert, to renew, to throw a switch, to replace, to switch over

  83. きぎれ
    a piece of wood (cut from a larger piece)

  84. きりふだ
    trump card

  85. きりえだ
    slips (to plant)
  86. らす
    to destroy, to kill off (trees)

  87. きりかぶ
    stump, stubble

  88. しんせつ
    (an) kindness, gentleness

  89. きりばたけ
    hillside farm, fallow ground

  90. きりなし
    always, continuously

  91. きれない
    cannot, be unable to
  92. りの
    endless, boundless

  93. つめきり
    nail clippers

  94. せつあい
    deep love

  95. せっぺん
    segment, cut-off scraps

  96. きれもの
    edged tool, cutlery, shrewd businessman

  97. おもいきり
    with all one's strength (heart), resignation, resolution
  98. った
    bravely, drastic

  99. つうせつ
    keen, acute

  100. かわきり
    beginning, start

  101. きりもり
    management, administration, preparing food

  102. いしきり
    stone-cutting, quarrying, stone-cutter

  103. きりやぶる
    to cut to pieces

  104. きりたて
    freshly cut
  105. った
    steep, precipitous

  106. きれはし
    scraps, cut end, cut-off piece
  107. れっ
    scraps, cut end, cut-off piece

  108. きりかみ
    cut paper, paper cut in half, paper scrap, the art of cutting paper (in contrast to origami)

  109. きりつぎ
    (vs) cutting and patching

  110. せっせん
    tangent (in trigonometry)

  111. しめきり
    closing, cut-off, end, deadline, Closed, No Entrance

  112. しめきる
    to shut up

  113. きれもの
    sharp & able person

  114. きりとり
    cutting, tearing off, cutting off, robbery with assault, burglary, robber, burglar

  115. せっぷく
    seppuku, disembowelment, harakiri

  116. はらきり
    disembowelment, harakiri
  117. りが
    to be a good place to leave off

  118. きりばな
    cut flowers

  119. まくぎれ
    fall of the curtain, last scene, end of act

  120. きりさく
    to cut off, to cut up, to tear to pieces

  121. しんせつ
    (an) kindness, gentleness

  122. せつげん
    urging, persuasion, declaration

  123. いいきる
    to declare, to assert, to state definitively
  124. める
    to shorten, to reduce, to economize

  125. せつろん
    persistent argument
  126. 調える
    to trim (hedges)

  127. きりばり

  128. きりはり
    cut and paste

  129. かしきり
    reserved, reservation

  130. きりちん
    brokerage, exchange commission
  131. こす
    to open up waste land for cultivation

  132. ふみきり
    railway crossing, level crossing, starting line, scratch, crossover

  133. ふみきり
    railway crossing, level crossing, starting line, scratch, crossover

  134. きりみ
    cut, slice (meat, fish)

  135. わぎり
    round slices

  136. きれこむ
    to cut into

  137. きりとおす
    to cut through (with a road, tunnel, or canal)

  138. てきせつ
    pertinent, appropriate, adequate

  139. しめきる
    to shut up

  140. きりひらく
    to clear (land), to open up, to cut through
  141. ける
    to cut off, to cut out

  142. きりはなす
    to detach, to decapitate

  143. とびきり
    (a-no) extraordinary, superior, choice

  144. とびきり
    (a-no) extraordinary, superior, choice

  145. くびをきる
    (id) to behead, to fire from a job
  146. れる
    to wear out

  147. はぎり
    gnashing the teeth, cutting cogs
Kanji Character : 切
Kuten Encoding : 3258
SJIS Encoding : 405a
Unicode Encoding : 5207
Old Nelson Index : 667
Radical Number : 18
Frequency Ranking : 197
Gakken Index : 204
Grade Level : 2
Halpern Index : 27
Heisig Index : 85
Henshall Index : 156
New Nelson Index : 453
O'Neil Index : 51
Stroke Count : 4
Spahn & Hadamitzky Kanji Dictionary Index : 2f2.2
Spahn & Hadamitzky Radical Strokes : 2
Spahn & Hadamitzky Other Strokes : 2
Spahn & Hadamitzky Character ID : f
Spahn & Hadamitzky kanji Number : 2
Spahn & Hadamitzky Kanji & Kana Index : 39
SKIP Code : 1-2-2
De Roo Code : 1445
Four Corner Code : 4772.0
Korean reading : che
Pinyin reading : qie4
Morohashi Index String : 1858
Morohashi Volume and Page String : 2.0207
Morohashi Index Number : 1858
Morohashi Page : 207
Morohashi Volume : 2
Dictionary Codes
  1. R1445

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