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kiri
noun, suffix, counter, particle

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English Meaning(s) for きり

noun
  1. end; finish; stop
  2. bounds; limits
  3. delivery date (of a futures contract) (esp. 限り,限)
  4. finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)
suffix, counter
  1. counter for slices (esp. thick slices); counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)
particle
  1. only; just (senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech)
  2. since; after (usu. in a negative sentence)
  3. remaining (in a particular state)

Definition and Synonyms for きり

Fragment a piece broken off or cut off of something else
Synonyms: きり, かけら, きれる, フラグメント, , 切る, 切れ, 切れ, 割る, 割れ, 割れる, 小片, 断片, 欠く, 欠け, 欠ける, 砕片, 破片, 細片
Earnest characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
Synonyms: きり, ひたすら, ひたぶる, 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
Eager having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
Synonyms: きり, 乗り気, , 意欲的, 熱心, 真剣
Extent the distance or area or volume over which something extends
Synonyms: きり, ほど, , 度合い, 程度, 範囲, 限り, 限る, 限度, 限界, 領域
Bound the greatest possible degree of something
Synonyms: きり, リミット, 局限, 極限, 限り, 限る, 限度, 限界, 際涯, 際限
Demarcation Line the boundary of a specific area
Synonyms: きり, リミット, 分界, 区分, 区分け, 区割り, 境界, 境界, 境界線, 境目, 方図, 限り, 限る, 限界
Limit as far as something can go
Synonyms: きり, リミット, 極点, 極限, 限り, 限る, 限界
Limit the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
Synonyms: きり, ぎめ, リミット, 極める, 決め, 決める, 限り, 限る, 限度, 限界
Extent the point or degree to which something extends
Synonyms: きり, ほど, 度合い, 程度, 限り, 限る, 限度

Categories きり is a member of

Part a portion of a natural object
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Magnitude the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
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Extent the distance or area or volume over which something extends
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Bound the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
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Extremity the outermost or farthest region or point
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Indefinite Quantity an estimated quantity
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Point a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
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Sample Sentences for きり

Because a new commodity is announced, it is in good supply every three months.
I'd like to take it easy riding in a rowboat - just the two of us.
She left home five years ago, and has never been heard of since.
In spite of the fact that he's 38, he's still dependent on his parents.
There is no end to his complaining.

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