Definition of 截

  • cut off
  • sever

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セツ
  • サイ
  • たつ

Popular Words With This Kanji

断つ, 絶つ, 截つ, 斷つ, たつ

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

断ち切る, 断切る, 截ち切る, 裁ち切る, 絶ちきる, たちきる

to cut apart (cloth, paper, etc.), to sever (ties), to break off (a relationship), to cut off (an enemy's retreat), to block (a road, etc.), to disconnect

切り口, 切口, 截り口, きりくち

cut end, section, opening, slit

直截, ちょくせつ, ちょくさい

frank, straightforward, prompt, directness, decisiveness

截然, せつぜん, さいぜん

clear, sharp, distinct, distinctive

截断面, せつだんめん

transverse section

断ち割る, 裁ち割る, 截ち割る, たちわる

to cut open, to cut apart, to divide, to split

切断機, 截断機, せつだんき

cutter, cutting machine, guillotine

直接簡明, 直截簡明, ちょくせつかんめい

simple and plain, staightforward

簡明直截, かんめいちょくせつ

simple and plain, frank, direct and unambivalent, straightforward


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