Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 5

Search words that:
- start with 減
- end with 減
- contain 減
dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
KUN:
  • へ.る
    he.ru
  • へ.らす
    he.rasu
ON:
  • ゲン
    gen
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 5
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 206 results)

noun, noun (suffix)
1.
degree, extent, amount, balance, state, condition
noun
2.
(health) condition, state of health
noun, auxillary suru verb
3.
adjustment, moderation, regulation
4.
addition and subtraction
noun (suffix)
5.
slight sign of ..., slight state of ...
6.
just right for ...

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to abate, to decrease, to diminish, to shorten
See also:増やす (antonym)

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
to decrease (in size or number), to diminish, to abate
See also:増える (antonym)

noun, auxillary suru verb
increase and decrease, fluctuation

noun, auxillary suru verb
cut, reduction, curtailment

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
decrease, reduction, decline
See also:増加 (antonym)

noun, auxillary suru verb
abatement, reduction

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
subtracting points
See also:加点 (antonym)
noun
2.
points deducted

na-adjective
1.
irresponsible, perfunctory, careless
2.
lukewarm, half-baked, halfhearted, vague
3.
reasonable, moderate(usu. in suggestions or orders)
adverb
4.
considerably, quite, rather, pretty
Other readings:
好い加減【いいかげん】
好加減【いいかげん】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
tax reduction
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 207 results)

Isn't it about time you went to bed

かれ
彼の
かんきゃ
観客
さいきん
最近
His audience is falling off these days

I'm about tired of this quiet life

てんしょ
転職
あと
かれ
彼の
しゅうにゅう
収入
His income has been reduced after he changed his job

そうおん
騒音
じょじょ
徐々に
げんしょ
減少
The noise lessened gradually

The pain has lessened a little

われわれ
我々
ししゅつ
支出
さくげん
削減
のう
可能な
ほうほう
方法
さぐ
探った
We explored all possible ways of cutting expenditures

まち
じんこう
人口
ねんねん
年々
げんしょ
減少
The population of this city is decreasing every year

When you rely on the team too much, it may reduce your individual competitive instincts

あか
赤字
じょじょ
徐々に
げんしょ
減少
The deficit has been diminishing little by little

むら
じんこう
人口
げんしょ
減少
The population of this village had decreased

にゅうい
入院
しゅうか
週間
きゅうげ
急激
Two weeks after being admitted to hospital my acne suddenly started to disappear

Don't trifle with such serious matters

かれ
彼の
はつめい
発明
せいひん
製品
せいぞう
製造
さい
かん
時間
さくげん
削減
His invention will save hours in manufacturing our product

I had expected stronger resistance from the enemy but if anything there are less of them as we advance to the centre... Don't you think that's strange

Speaking medically, I advise you to lose weight

Don't give me that

かのじょ
彼女
ししゅつ
支出
じょじょ
徐々に
さくげん
削減
She pared down her expenditures

My pants are very loose because I've lost much weight

ほん
日本
きぎょう
企業
とう
投資
ししゅつ
支出
けいかく
計画
さくげん
削減
Japanese corporations are slashing their capital spending programs