Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
edge, origin, end, point, border, verge, cape
Kun:
はしはた-ばたはな
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
960 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 端 【タン】 origin, variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, tip, extremity
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 末端 【マッタン】 end, tip, extremities, terminal
  • 北端 【ホクタン】 northern extremity

Kun reading compounds

  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 端 【はした】 fraction, odd sum, odd money, small change, low class female servant
  • 木の端 【きのはし】 fragment of wood
  • 道の端 【みちのはし】 edge of a street
  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 端 【はした】 fraction, odd sum, odd money, small change, low class female servant
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 継端 【つぎは】 opportunity to continue a conversation
  • 側 【そば】 near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while, third person
  • 端反り 【はぞり】 outward-curving bowl rim, bowl lip curved outwards
  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 鼻先 【はなさき】 tip of nose, before one's eyes, under one's nose, in front of, tip (of something)
  • 出鼻 【でばな】 projecting part (of a headland, etc.), moment of departure, (on the) point of going out, outset, start, beginning
  • 上がり端 【あがりはな】 entrance (i.e. of a Japanese house), start of a rise (e.g. in prices)

Readings

Japanese names:
ただし、 みず
Chinese:
duan1
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • correcto
  • justo
  • filo
  • borde
  • punta
  • extremo

Portuguese

  • margem
  • origem
  • fim
  • ponto
  • borda
  • limite
  • cabo (geog.)

French

  • bord
  • origine
  • bout
  • pointe
  • bordure
  • rebord
  • cap
1567 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
942 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3363 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1380 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1601 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2306 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1418 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1507 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
680 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1462 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1564 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1175 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25806 Morohashi
1221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4243 New Nelson (John Haig)
1167 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1251 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1720 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
453 2001 Kanji
5b9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
0212.7 Four corner code
35-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7aef Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
cut, cutoff, be sharp
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 切 【セツ】 eager, earnest, ardent, kind, keen, acute
  • 切実 【セツジツ】 earnest, sincere, acute, keen, fervent, pressing, urgent, serious, severe, pertinent, appropriate
  • 懇切 【コンセツ】 kind, considerate, helpful, caring, thoughtful, attentive, careful
  • 哀切 【アイセツ】 pathetic, plaintive
  • 切断 【セツダン】 cutting, severance, section, amputation, disconnection
  • 家財一切 【カザイイッサイ】 complete set of household goods
  • 費用一切 【ヒヨウイッサイ】 all expenses

Kun reading compounds

  • 切る 【きる】 to cut, to cut through, to perform (surgery), to sever (connections, ties), to turn off (e.g. the light), to terminate (e.g. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect, to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub), to open (something sealed), to start, to set (a limit), to do (something) in less or within a certain time, to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.), to reduce, to decrease, to discount, to shake off (water, etc.), to let drip-dry, to let drain, to cross, to traverse, to criticize sharply, to act decisively, to do (something noticeable), to go first, to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki), to turn (vehicle, steering wheel, etc.), to curl (a ball), to bend, to cut, to shuffle (cards), to discard a tile, to dismiss, to sack, to let go, to expulse, to excommunicate, to dig (a groove), to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph), to trump, to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go), to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone), to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.), to finish, to complete
  • 切り 【きり】 end, finish, stop, bounds, limits, delivery date (of a futures contract), finale (of a noh song), end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki), final performance of the day (in vaudeville), counter for slices (esp. thick slices), counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat), only, just, since, after, remaining (in a particular state)
  • 切り替え 【きりかえ】 exchange, conversion, replacement, switching (to), switchover
  • 爪切り 【つめきり】 nail clippers
  • 押し切り 【おしきり】 straw cutter, short mane, pressing and cutting
  • 切れる 【きれる】 to break, to snap, to be cut, to split, to crack, to be injured, to wear out, to be worn out, to break, to burst, to collapse, to wear off, to stop working, to go dead, to expire (time limit, etc.), to run out, to become due, to run out (of stock, etc.), to be exhausted, to be used up, to be sold out, to be out of, to be broken off (e.g. of a relationship), to break up, to have severed ties, to be cut off, to be disconnected, to cut well, to be sharp, to be sharp-minded, to be keen, to be shrewd, to be quick-witted, to be able, to be short of, to drop under (a certain figure), to beat (e.g. a record time), to dry off, to curve, to veer, to shuffle (cards), to get angry, to snap, to blow one's top, to lose one's temper, to flip, to be able to do completely
  • 切れ 【きれ】 piece, slice, strip, scrap, cloth, sharpness, agility, counter for scraps, pieces, etc.
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 布切れ 【ぬのぎれ】 piece of cloth

Readings

Japanese names:
きつ、 きり、 ぎり
Chinese:
qie1, qie4
Korean:
jeol, che

Spanish

  • cortar
  • urgente
  • apremiante
  • completo
  • cortar bien
  • agotarse

Portuguese

  • corte
  • talho
  • afiar

French

  • couper
  • trancher
  • tranchant
  • passionné
  • sérieux
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
156 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
36 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
51 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
39 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
179 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
30 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
86 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1858 Morohashi
27 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 New Nelson (John Haig)
85 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
89 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
208 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
97 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
4772.0 Four corner code
32-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5207 Unicode hex code