Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 裂
- end with 裂
- contain 裂
split, rend, tear
KUN:
  • さ.く
    sa.ku
  • さ.ける
    sa.keru
  • -ぎ.れ
    -gi.re
ON:
  • レツ
    retsu
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 102 results)

Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
1.
to tear, to rip up(only relevant for 裂く)
2.
to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen)
3.
to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers)(only relevant for 裂く)
4.
to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something(only relevant for 割く)
5.
to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye(archaism)
See also:黥く
Other readings:
割く【さく】

noun, auxillary suru verb
split, division, break up

noun, auxillary suru verb
explosion, rupture, break off

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to split, to tear, to burst, to be separated, to be divided
Other readings:
割ける【さける】

noun
crack, crevice, fissure, chap, rift
Other readings:
龜裂【きれつ】[1]
き裂【きれつ】
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun, auxillary suru verb
breakdown, rupture

noun
1.
nuclear fission
2.
karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)

noun
cloth, fabric
All readings:
布地【ぬのじ】
布地【きれじ】
切れ地【きれじ】
切地【きれじ】
裂地【きれじ】

Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
1.
to tear up, to tear off, to rip up
2.
to separate (e.g. a couple), to disrupt (a relationship)
Other readings:
引裂く【ひきさく】
引きさく【ひきさく】

noun, auxillary suru verb
violent explosion, bursting
Other readings:
さく裂【さくれつ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 68 results)

ない
内部
ぶんれつ
分裂
いえ
たお
倒れる
A house divided against itself can't stand

My heart is pounding so hard it feels like it's going to explode

くに
せんそう
戦争
ぶんれつ
分裂
The country was torn by war

かのじょ
彼女の
ふく
Her dress was torn

かれ
彼の
あた
あた
新しい
かん
考え
れつ
破裂
His head was bursting with new ideas

This cloth tears easily

The frog inflated himself more and more, until finally he burst

They blocked the flow of water from the burst pipe

しょうじ
少女
ぬの
The girl tore the cloth

かれ
しんぶん
新聞
はんぶん
半分
He tore the newspaper in half

He tore the paper in two

くぎ
かれ
彼の
うわ
上着
The nail tore his jacket

The scandal separated him from his friend

とう
党派
ふた
二つ
ぶんれつ
分裂
The party was split up into two

Can you spare me a few minutes of your valuable time

The cat began to tear at the mouse it caught

Why did you tear the cloth instead of cutting it with scissors

I saw my sister tear up the letter

わた
かれ
がみ
手紙
I saw him tear up the letter

The poor dog was literally torn apart by the lion