壊 (demolition) kanji
Demolition
This kanji has 16 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:demolition, break, destroy
On reading:カイ、エ
kai, e
Kun reading:こわ-す、こわ-れる、やぶ-る
kowa-su, kowa-reru, yabu-ru

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壊滅
かいめつ
annihilation, total destruction ☆=全滅(ぜんめつ)
大食いで胃を壊す
おおぐいでいをこわす
get stomach trouble by gluttony
トースターが壊れた
とーすたーがこわれた
The toaster has broken (damaged, broken down).
壊れやすい
こわれやすい
easily broken, fragile, frail
壊死
えし
necrosis, death of a portion of the body
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