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Kanji Details for 潰

Strokes count

Strokes: 15

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crush, smash, break, dissipate
  • カイ
  • つぶ.す
  • つぶ.れる
  • つい.える

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 崩壊, 崩潰

    collapse; crumbling; breaking down; caving in

    decay (physics)

  • 潰す

    to smash; to crush

    to shut down

    to thwart; to block

    to kill (time)

    to waste (e.g. talents)

  • 潰れる

    to be smashed

    to become useless; to cease functioning

    to go bankrupt