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N4 Kanji 9: 短

Meaning of kanji 短:

In Japanese, 短 means “short”.


How to read kanji 短:

Kunyomiみじか
Onyomiたん

How to write kanji 短:


Origin of kanji 短:

You can see an arrow, an arrow is used as a standard thing.
If something is shorter than an arrow, then we can say this thing is short.
So 短 stands for “short”.


Development of kanji 短:


Vocabulary containing kanji 短:

WordReadingMeaning
短いみじかいshort
短期たんきshort term
短縮たんしゅくshortening
短編たんぺんshort story
短所たんしょcons
最短さいたんshortest
短大たんだいjunior college
短絡たんらくshort circuit
短冊たんざくstrip
短気たんきimpatient
短剣たんけんdagger
短刀たんとうdagger
短命たんめいshort-lived
手短てみじかshort

Example Sentences of kanji 短:

誰にでも長所と短所がある。
Everyone has both strong and weak points.

要するに人生は短い。
In a word, life is short.

彼女は短気だ。
She has a hot temper.

彼女は短いスカートが好きだ。
She likes short skirts.

彼女は短編小説の作家です。
She is a short story writer.

彼らは労働時間の短縮を要求している。
They are demanding shorter working hours.

彼は手短に答えた。
He answered in brief.

短期間で英語を習得することはできない。
You can not master English in a short time.

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