Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 滅
- end with 滅
- contain 滅
destroy, ruin, overthrow, perish
KUN:
  • ほろ.びる
    horo.biru
  • ほろ.ぶ
    horo.bu
  • ほろ.ぼす
    horo.bosu
ON:
  • メツ
    metsu
Written with 13 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 121 results)

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
extinction, extermination
2.
eradication, stamping out, wiping out

adverb
rarely, seldom(with neg. verb)

na-adjective, noun
1.
absurd, unreasonable, nonsensical, preposterous, incoherent(usually kana)
2.
extreme, senseless, reckless, wanton(usually kana)
3.
disorderly, chaotic, confused, messy(usually kana)
adverb
4.
incredibly, really, so, super(usually kana)
All readings:
めちゃくちゃ《目茶苦茶》[1]
めちゃくちゃ《滅茶苦茶》[1]
メチャクチャ
めっちゃくちゃ
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun, auxillary suru verb
downfall, ruin, collapse, destruction

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
Other readings:
亡びる【ほろびる】

noun, auxillary suru verb
annihilation, total destruction, complete destruction, crushing defeat

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin
Other readings:
亡ぼす【ほろぼす】
滅す【ほろぼす】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
extinction, extinguishment, disappearance, vanishing, termination, lapse
2.
annihilation(physics term)

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
destruction, annihilation, devastation, catastrophe
Other readings:
潰滅【かいめつ】

noun, auxillary suru verb
eradication, extermination, destruction, suppression
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 242 results)

しょうきょくてき
消極的な
おと
自己
ひょうげ
表現
The passive man seldom, if ever, expresses himself

Strangely, I seldom see her

But he did not often smile

My grandmother used to go out for a walk almost every day, but now she seldom, if ever, goes out

Seldom do I see him

かのじょ
彼女
がいしゅ
外出
She seldom goes out

Some seldom speak unless spoken to

He seldom, if ever, laughs

Bridges are burning and chances are few

えい
英語
かのじょ
彼女
When writing English, she rarely makes a mistake

くに
しょうめ
消滅
The nation ceased to exist

ちち
きょくた
極端な
こうどう
行動
My father rarely goes to extremes

He hardly ever works

My father rarely goes to extremes

I live near her house, but I seldom see her

It hardly ever rains in the area

まんいち
万一
たいよう
太陽
しょうめ
消滅
もの
生き物
If the sun were to go out, all living things would die

かのじょ
彼女
めっ
滅多に
こん
今夜
うた
歌う
おも
思う
She seldom sings, but I think she will tonight

ぞう
ぜつめつ
絶滅
けん
危険
Elephants are in danger of dying out

かれ
彼の
けっこん
結婚
せいかつ
生活
げんめつ
幻滅
かん
感じた
I was disillusioned at his married life