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

7 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
duty, war, campaign, drafted labor, office, service, role
On:
ヤクエキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
315 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 役 【ヤク】 use, service, role, post, position, scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.), meld, hand
  • 役員 【ヤクイン】 officer, official, executive, staff
  • 悪役 【アクヤク】 villain, baddie, the villain's part
  • 大役 【タイヤク】 important task, important role, great duty, important mission, major part (e.g. in a movie)
  • 役 【エキ】 war, campaign, battle, unpaid work (ritsuryo system), forced labor
  • 役務 【エキム】 labor, labour, service
  • 荷役 【ニエキ】 handling cargo, loading and unloading
  • 就役 【シュウエキ】 placed in commission, entering servitude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちゃく
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • oficio
  • deber
  • servicio
  • papel
  • (guerra)

Portuguese

  • dever
  • guerra
  • campanha
  • esboço
  • escritório
  • serviço
  • papel

French

  • rôle
  • fonctions
  • guerre
  • campagne
  • corvée
  • poste
  • service
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
419 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
397 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
315 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1598 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
171 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
519 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
368 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
376 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
609 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
620 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
217 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10057 Morohashi
244 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1726 New Nelson (John Haig)
884 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
949 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
266 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
290 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2068 2001 Kanji
3i4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
2724.7 Four corner code
44-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f79 Unicode hex code