Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 15 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 潰
- end with 潰
- contain 潰
crush, smash, break, dissipate
KUN:
  • つぶ.す
    tsubu.su
  • つぶ.れる
    tsubu.reru
  • つい.える
    tsui.eru
ON:
  • カイ
    kai
  • e
Written with 15 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 75 results)

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to smash, to crush, to flatten
2.
to shut down, to put out of business, to force (a company) to close up shop
3.
to wreck, to break, to block, to thwart
4.
to butcher, to slaughter, to kill (livestock, for food)
5.
to kill (time), to while away (the time), to use up (one's time)
6.
to waste (e.g. talents)

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be crushed, to be smashed, to be broken, to collapse
2.
to become useless, to cease functioning, to be wasted (e.g. time)
3.
to go bankrupt, to go out of business, to fail

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
collapse, crumbling, breaking down, caving in
2.
(radioactive) decay, disintegration(physics term)
See also:α崩壊
All readings:
崩壊【ほうかい】
崩潰【ほうかい】

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

noun, auxillary suru verb
waste of time, killing time
All readings:
暇つぶし【ひまつぶし】
暇潰し【ひまつぶし】

expression, Godan-su verb
to make somebody lose face, to embarrass someone, to make someone look foolish
Other readings:
顔をつぶす【かおをつぶす】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
to squash, to crush, to flatten
All readings:
押しつぶす【おしつぶす】
押し潰す【おしつぶす】
圧し潰す【おしつぶす】
押潰す【おしつぶす】[1]
圧潰す【おしつぶす】[1]
圧しつぶす【おしつぶす】
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
destruction, collapse, crumbling
All readings:
倒壊【とうかい】
倒潰【とうかい】

noun, auxillary suru verb
burst (e.g. dam, embankment, levee), breach, collapse, washout, rupture
All readings:
決壊【けっかい】
決潰【けっかい】

noun, auxillary suru verb
complete destruction
All readings:
全壊【ぜんかい】
全潰【ぜんかい】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 49 results)

ちち
わた
私の
りゅうが
留学
けいかく
計画
かんぜん
完全
My plan to study abroad went by the board when my father died

ふた
二つ
せいとう
政党
ていけい
提携
ほうあん
法案
The two parties allied to defeat the bill

In all probability, the cabinet will fall

かのじょ
彼女
みせ
いちかん
1時間
She killed an hour looking around the stores

When you start taking medicine it begins working on symptoms, like pain, right away, but that doesn't mean that the ulcer heals right away

His house is a tumbledown affair

They chatted with each other to pass the time

He used all his strength to crawl out of the wrecked car

I strolled along the streets to kill time

The house collapsed under the weight of snow

せんそう
戦争
ぼっぱつ
勃発
かれ
彼らの
けいかく
計画
かんぜん
完全に
Their plans blew up when the war broke out

ざっ
雑誌
ひまつぶ
暇潰し
The magazine is for killing time

かれ
へいぜん
平然と
とりひき
取引
He sank the deal without batting an eyelash

てんじょ
天井
かれ
If the ceiling fell, he would be crushed

、レーガン
せいけん
政権
さいこうさいばんしょ
最高裁判所
まえ
、OSHA
ちゃばん
茶番
Even before Reagan and the Supreme Court stifled it, OSHA was a farce

かいよう
潰瘍
出来る
An ulcer forms in the stomach

Let's play some video games to kill time

You really made me lose face

That boy of mine! He'll eat me out of house and home

しん
じぎょう
事業
かれ
彼の
ざいさん
財産
The new business was eating away his fortune