Kana: レツ、さ.く、さ.ける、-ぎ.れ
Romaji: retsu, sa.ku, sa.keru,


split, rend, tear

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  145
Frequency:  1041
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-6-6
Korean Reading:  ryeol
Chinese Reading:  lie3
Unicode:  88c2
JIS:  4E76


Halpern Index: 2687
Nelson Index: 4233
New Nelson Index: 5453
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5e6.7
Four Corner Index: 1273.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1930
Gakken Index: 1332
Daikanwanjiten Index: 34260
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 10.0213
Remembering the kanji Index: 813
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1728
Kodansha Compact Index: 1626
Kanji in Context Index: 1371
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1727
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2347
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 821
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 876
Essential Kanji Index: 1277
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3331
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3165
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1581


分裂 (ぶんれつ)
split; division; break up
破裂 (はれつ)
explosion; rupture; break off
爆裂 (ばくれつ)
引き裂く (ひきさく)
to tear up; to tear off; to split
裂く (さく)
to tear; to rip up; to cut up; to cleave; to cut open (esp. the abdomen); to forcibly separate (i.e. two lovers); to spare (time, money, etc.); to use part of something; to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye
切り裂く (きりさく)
to cut off; to cut up; to tear to pieces
亀裂 (きれつ)
crack; crevice; fissure; chap; rift
決裂 (けつれつ)
breakdown; rupture
核分裂 (かくぶんれつ)
nuclear fission; karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)
裂ける (さける)
to split; to tear; to burst
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