noun

  1. fault, dislocation.
  2. gap, discrepancy.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
断層 だんそう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

severance, decline, refuse
ダン ことわ.る た.つ (5th, N3)
fishhook radical(乙) variant
rice, USA, metre
ベイ マイ こめ (2nd, N3)
to divide
tree, wood
き モク こ- (1st, N5)
axe, 1.32 lb, catty
キン (8th, N1)
stratum, social class, layer
ソウ (6th, N2)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
formerly, once, before
ソ ソウ かつ (11th)
to divide
rice field, rice paddy
た デン たん (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)