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

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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

18 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
chain, irons, connection
Kun:
くさりとざ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1250 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 閉ざす 【トザス】 to shut, to close, to fasten, to lock, to block (a street, entrance, etc.), to shut in (with snow, ice, etc.), to shut off, to cut off, to cover (e.g. in darkness), to consume (with negative feelings), to fill (e.g. with sadness), to bury (e.g. in grief)
  • 鎖国 【サコク】 national isolation, closing the country (to foreigners), sakoku, policy of national isolation enacted by the Tokugawa shogunate
  • 経済封鎖 【ケイザイフウサ】 economic blockade, embargo
  • 学級閉鎖 【ガッキュウヘイサ】 temporary closing of classes

Kun reading compounds

  • 鎖 【くさり】 chain, chains
  • 鎖編み 【くさりあみ】 chain stitch
  • 救命の鎖 【きゅうめいのくさり】 chain of survival
  • 人間の鎖 【にんげんのくさり】 human chain (chain of people holding hands, usually in protest)
  • 閉ざす 【とざす】 to shut, to close, to fasten, to lock, to block (a street, entrance, etc.), to shut in (with snow, ice, etc.), to shut off, to cut off, to cover (e.g. in darkness), to consume (with negative feelings), to fill (e.g. with sadness), to bury (e.g. in grief)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
swae

Spanish

  • conexión
  • cerrar
  • cadena

Portuguese

  • cadeias
  • ferros
  • conexão

French

  • chaîne
  • fers
  • liens
1286 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1605 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4901 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1698 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1856 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1819 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1968 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1832 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1956 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40708P Morohashi
1761 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6325 New Nelson (John Haig)
1937 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2087 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1908 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2861 2001 Kanji
8a10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-10 SKIP code
8918.6 Four corner code
1-26-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9396 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
fat, grease, tallow, lard, rosin, gum, tar
Kun:
あぶら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1548 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 脂肪 【シボウ】 fat, grease, blubber, lard, suet
  • 脂質 【シシツ】 lipid, fats, adipose
  • 樹脂 【ジュシ】 resin, rosin
  • 皮脂 【ヒシ】 sebum, sebaceous matter

Kun reading compounds

  • 脂 【あぶら】 fat, tallow, lard, grease
  • 脂っこい 【あぶらっこい】 greasy, fatty, oily
  • 背脂 【せあぶら】 back fat, fatty upper part of roast pork

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • grasa
  • sebo
  • resina

Portuguese

  • gordura
  • graxa
  • sêbo
  • banha
  • resina
  • goma
  • asfalto

French

  • gras
  • graisse
  • suif
  • lard
  • résine
  • gomme
  • goudron
1319 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1505 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3766 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1577 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
848 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1042 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1083 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1350 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1031 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
649 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
466 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29463 Morohashi
954 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4808 New Nelson (John Haig)
456 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
494 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1345 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3978 2001 Kanji
4b6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
7226.1 Four corner code
1-27-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8102 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
obese, fat
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1878 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 中性脂肪 【チュウセイシボウ】 neutral fat, neutral lipid, triglyceride
  • 動物性脂肪 【ドウブツセイシボウ】 animal fat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • obeso
  • grueso
  • gordo

Portuguese

  • obeso
  • gordura

French

  • obèse
  • graisse
  • gras
  • gros
1810 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1907 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3734 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1806 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1669 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1857 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2013 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1025 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
781 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
505 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29302 Morohashi
877 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4766 New Nelson (John Haig)
494 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
533 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1193 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
4b4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7022.7 Four corner code
1-43-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80aa Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
wine, alcohol
Parts:
acid, bitterness, sour, tart
Kun:
す.い
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 酸 【サン】 acid, sourness, sour taste
  • 酸化 【サンカ】 oxidation, oxidization
  • 炭酸 【タンサン】 carbonic acid, carbonated water, baking soda, sodium carbonate
  • アミノ酸 【アミノサン】 amino acid

Kun reading compounds

  • 酸い 【すい】 sour, acid
  • 酸葉 【すいば】 sorrel (Rumex acetosa), Common sorrel, garden sorrel, spinach dock

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • ácido
  • agrio

Portuguese

  • ácido
  • amargo
  • azedo
  • picante

French

  • acide
  • aigre
  • amer
  • sur (goût)
618 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
689 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1027 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4789 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
819 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1838 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
516 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
525 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1420 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1797 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1968 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1049 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1449 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39871 Morohashi
1563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6177 New Nelson (John Haig)
1437 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1545 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
791 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
7e7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1364.7 Four corner code
1-27-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9178 Unicode hex code