Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 14



break, smash, crush, familiar, popular
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • サイ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • くだ.く

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 砕く, 摧く

    to break; to smash

  • 砕ける, 摧ける

    to break (into pieces); to be broken; to be smashed

    to collapse; to crumble; to decline; to cool (e.g. enthusiasm); to dampen (e.g. one's will to fight)

    to become less formal; to throw off reserve; to become affable

    to become easy to understand (e.g. a story)

    to be worried

  • 玉砕, 玉摧

    honourable defeat; honorable defeat; honourable death; honorable death; death without surrender

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