Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
689 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 短 【タン】 fault, defect, weak point, minor, 5-point card
  • 短歌 【タンカ】 tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem
  • 長短 【チョウタン】 (relative) length, advantages and disadvantages, pluses and minuses, strong and weak points, merits and demerits
  • 車高短 【シャコウタン】 lowered car, car with lowered suspension

Kun reading compounds

  • 短い 【みじかい】 short, brief

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duan3
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • pequeño
  • breve
  • defecto
  • corto

Portuguese

  • curto
  • brevidade
  • falta
  • defeito
  • ponto fraco

French

  • court
  • bref
  • faute
  • défaut
  • point faible
466 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
362 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
342 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
789 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3172 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
261 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
230 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1633 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
215 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
90 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1395 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1515 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
801 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1093 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1454 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23978 Morohashi
1182 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3982 New Nelson (John Haig)
1442 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1550 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
403 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2373 2001 Kanji
3d9.27 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
8141.8 Four corner code
1-35-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ed Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
entwine, coil around, get caught in
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
806 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絡繹 【ラクエキ】 constant (stream of traffic), incessant
  • 絡糸嬢 【ラクシジョウ】 cricket, bush-cricket
  • 短絡 【タンラク】 short circuit, short, illogical jump, drawing a hasty inference (between two events), jumping to conclusions, acting rashly
  • 脈絡 【ミャクラク】 logical connection, chain of reasoning, coherence, context, blood vessel

Kun reading compounds

  • 絡む 【からむ】 to entangle, to entwine, to pick a quarrel, to find fault, to be involved with, to be influenced by, to develop a connection with
  • 絡まる 【からまる】 to be entwined, to be involved

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
luo4, lao4
Korean:
rag

Spanish

  • entrelazar
  • enredar
  • rodear
  • ser atrapado
  • ser envuelto
  • ser enredado

Portuguese

  • enroscar
  • enrolar
  • ser apanhado em

French

  • enlacer
  • entrelacer
  • s'enrouler autour
  • s'empêtrer dans
1890 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
958 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
944 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
817 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
840 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
859 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
300 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1536 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1709 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1362 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27426 Morohashi
1351 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4484 New Nelson (John Haig)
1350 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1450 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1578 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
6a6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2796.4 Four corner code
1-45-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d61 Unicode hex code