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noun, adverb, noun, used as a suffix, counter

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English Meaning(s) for 折

noun, adverb
  1. opportunity; chance; occasion; time (esp. 折)
  1. folding; fold; pleat; crease (esp. 折り)
  2. small food box (wooden or cardboard) (esp. 折り)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. folding in ... (two, three, etc.) (as 二つ折り, 三つ折り, etc.; number indicates the number of layers after folding)
  1. counter for folded items
  2. counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako

Definition and Synonyms for 折

Time an instance or single occasion for some event
Synonyms: とき, とき, とく, , , , 廻る, , , ,
Occasion an opportunity to do something
Synonyms: ころ, ついで, ノット, きっかけ, 場合, , , , , , 時機, 時点, 時節, 機会, , , , , , , 頃おい
Time an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Synonyms: とき, とき, とく, タイム, , 折る, , , , 時代, 時期, 時間, ,
Time a suitable moment
Synonyms: ころ, とき, とき, とく, , 折る, , , , 時分, 時期, 時機, 時節, 潮時, , 頃おい
Occasion the time of a particular event
Synonyms: 場合, , , , , ,
Plication an angular or rounded shape made by folding
Synonyms: ひだ, たわみ, たわむ, カーブ, カール, カーヴ, ベンド, 屈折, 屈曲, , 折る, 折れ, 折れる, 折り目, 曲がり, 曲がる, 曲折, 曲がり目, 湾曲, 筋目, 褶曲

Meanings for each kanji in 折

» fold; break; fracture; bend; yield; submit

Categories 折 is a member of

Instance an occurrence of something
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Chance a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
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Period an amount of time
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Minute a particular point in time
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Time a suitable moment
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Angular Shape a shape having one or more sharp angles
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Sample Sentences for 折

You have come at an opportune time.
Drop in and see us when you're next in Tokyo.
Do come and see us when you are free.

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