Definition of 裂

  • split
  • rend
  • tear

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • レツ
  • ける
  • -ぎ

Popular Words With This Kanji

分裂, ぶんれつ

split, division, break up

決裂, けつれつ

breakdown, rupture

亀裂, 龜裂, き裂, きれつ

crack, crevice, fissure, chap

亀裂, 龜裂, き裂, きれつ

crack, crevice, fissure, chap

亀裂, 龜裂, き裂, きれつ

crack, crevice, fissure, chap

破裂, はれつ

explosion, rupture, break off

裂く, 割く, さく

to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (i.e. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye

核分裂, かくぶんれつ

nuclear fission, karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)

引き裂く, 引裂く, 引きさく, ひきさく

to tear up, to tear off, to split

引き裂く, 引裂く, 引きさく, ひきさく

to tear up, to tear off, to split


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