Meaning

Primary

To Smash

Alternative

To Break

Word Type

transitive verb, godan verb

Explanation

Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means smash and the verb vocab version of the kanji is to smash or to break.

Reading

くだく
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

You want to smash my stuff? That's coo' (くだ). Whatever you wanna do.

Context

Context Sentences

クッキーが粉々になるまで、伸ばし棒で叩いて砕きました。

I smashed the cookies with a rolling pin until they were broken into small pieces.

Kanji Composition