きりkiriirr.

noun:

  • end; finish; stop
  • bounds; limits 切りがない切りのない
  • delivery date (of a futures contract) - esp. 限り,限
  • finale (of a noh song); end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki); final performance of the day (in vaudeville)

suffix / counter:

  • counter for slices (esp. thick slices); counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat)

particle:

  • only; just - senses 6-8 are sometimes pronounced ぎり, esp. in old-fashioned speech - usually written using kana alone っ切り【っきり】
  • since; after - usu. in a negative sentence - usually written using kana alone
  • remaining (in a particular state) - usually written using kana alone

karehaそこsokoni行ったittaきりkiri2度と2doto帰ってこなかったkaettekonakatta He went there, never to return.

彼女kanojohaひとりhitoriきりkiriになったninattaとたんtotanそのsono手紙tegamiwoあけたaketa The moment she was alone, she opened the letter.

彼女kanojohanenmaeniiewo出たdetaきりkirideその後sonogo何のnanino消息shousokumoありませんarimasen She left home five years ago, and has never been heard of since.

かぎりkagiri

adverbial noun / noun:

  • limit; limits; bounds
  • degree; extent; scope
  • as far as possible; as much as possible; to the best of one's ability; very much
  • unless (after neg. verb)
  • the end; the last

suffix:

  • as long as; only

彼のkareno好奇心koukishinにはniha限りkagirigaなかったnakatta His curiosity knew no bounds.

あなたanataha可能なkanouna限りkagiri早くhayakuあなたanatanoお母さんokaasanni電話denwawoするべきsurubekiであるdearu You should call your mother as soon as possible.

karehakoeno限りkagirini叫んだsakenda He shouted at the top of his voice.

もっとmotto勉強benkyouしないshinai限りkagiri落第rakudaiしますshimasuyo You will fail unless you work harder.

授業料jugyouryouha本月hontsuki25nichi限りkagiri納付noufunokoto Tuition fees must be paid not later than the 25th of this month.

Kanji definition:

ゲンGENかぎkagi.ruかぎkagi.ri~かぎ kagi.ri

limit; restrict; to best of ability

Strokes:
9
Radical:
阝阜⻖ mound
SKIP:
1-2-6
UTF:
9650
JIS208:
24-34
Hangul:
한 [han]
Pinyin:
xiàn
Stroke order:
Example words:
権限けんげんkengen
power; authority; jurisdiction
制限せいげんseigen
restriction; restraint; limitation; limit
期限きげんkigen
term; period; time frame; / time limit; deadline; cutoff (date)
限界げんかいgenkai
limit; bound
限るかぎるkagiru
to restrict; to limit; to confine; / to be restricted to; to be limited to; to be confined to; / to be best (for); to be the best plan; to be the only way (to)

Partial results:

ぎりぎりgirigiriギリギリGIRIGIRI Inflection

adjectival noun / ~の noun / adverbial noun:

  • just barely; only just; at the very limit; at the last moment - onomatopoeia
きりなしkirinashiirr.

noun:

  • boundlessness; endlessness; infinity - usu. used adverbially as 限り無しに
  • incessantness; continuousness

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