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[せつ()]
setsu
na adjective, noun

English Meaning(s) for 切

na adjective, noun
  1. eager; earnest; ardent; kind; keen; acute

Definition and Synonyms for 切

Eager having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
Synonyms: 乗り気, , 意欲的, 熱心, 真剣
Earnest characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
Synonyms: ひたむき, 一向, 一生懸命, 一筋, 一途, 一途, , 懸命, 本気, 熱心, 熱誠, 生真面目, 真剣, 真摯, 真正直, 真面目, 真面目
Fragment a piece broken off or cut off of something else
Synonyms: フラグメント, , 切れ, 切れ, 切れる, 割れ, 割れる, 小片, 断片, 欠け, 欠けら, 欠ける, 砕片, 破片, 細片

Meanings for each kanji in 切

cut; cutoff; be sharp Kanji Details »

Categories 切 is a member of

Part a portion of a natural object
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 切

Sample Sentences for 切

I saw a dog and its tail was cut short.
Tom needs a haircut.
They were cut off in the middle of their telephone conversation.
It wasn't my lucky day. First, I got a parking ticket and then things went from bad to worse when I got pulled over for making a U-turn.
If you are to succeed, you must make a good start.

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