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  • on reading:
  • カイ   エ
  • kun reading:
  • こわす   こわれる   やぶ
  • meaning(s):
  • demolition, break, destroy
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せん せんだんはかい shear failure
こわす to break; to break down
れた こわれたとけい broken clock
れる こわれる to be broken; to break
こわれやすい fragile; break easily