Definition of 絶

  • discontinue
  • beyond
  • sever
  • cut off
  • abstain
  • interrupt
  • suppress

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ゼツ
  • える
  • やす

Popular Words With This Kanji

絶対, ぜったい

absolutely, unconditionally, absolute, unconditional, unmistakable, absoluteness

中絶, ちゅうぜつ

abortion, to have an abortion, interruption, discontinuance, suspension, abeyance

絶滅, ぜつめつ

destruction, extinction

断つ, 絶つ, 截つ, 斷つ, たつ

to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to abstain (from)

絶好, ぜっこう

best, ideal, perfect

絶望, ぜつぼう

despair, hopelessness

絶える, 断える, たえる

to die out, to peter out, to become extinct, to cease, to be stopped, to be discontinued, to be cut off

途絶える, 跡絶える, とだえる

to stop, to cease, to come to an end

途絶える, 跡絶える, とだえる

to stop, to cease, to come to an end

絶えず, たえず

constantly, always, continually, steadily


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