Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 砕ける(くだける) in Japanese

砕ける, 摧ける
JLPT 2
Kana Reading
くだける
Romaji
kudakeru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
    Meaning
    to break (into pieces); to be broken; to be smashed
    Example sentence
    勢いよく当たって砕けた The waves dashed against the rocks.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to collapse; to crumble; to decline; to cool (e.g. enthusiasm); to dampen (e.g. one's will to fight)
    Example sentence
    ぶつかってくだけている Waves are breaking against the rocks.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to become less formal; to throw off reserve; to become affable
    Example sentence
    当たって砕けろ Go for broke!
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to become easy to understand (e.g. a story)
    Example sentence
    当たって砕けよ持ち味だからね。 My strong point is my philosophy - nothing ventured nothing gained.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    to be worried
    Example sentence
    重み砕けた The ice cracked under the weight.

Examples of 砕ける, 摧ける, くだける in a sentence


Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
砕ける
Plain Polite
砕けます
Negative
砕けない
Negative Polite
砕けません

Past

Plain
砕けた
Plain Polite
砕けました
Negative
砕けなかった
Negative Polite
砕けませんでした

Te

Plain
砕けて
Plain Polite
砕けまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
砕けられる
Plain Polite
砕けられます
Negative
砕けられない
Negative Polite
砕けられません


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

9 strokes

smash, break, crush, familiar, popular

On'Yomi: サイ

Kun'Yomi: くだ.く, くだ.ける

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14 strokes

break, smash, crush, familiar, popular

On'Yomi: サイ, サ

Kun'Yomi: くだ.く

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