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

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
thong, beginning, inception, end, cord, strap, mental or emotional state
Kun:
いとぐち
On:
ショチョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
952 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 下町情緒 【シタマチジョウチョ】 the friendly atmosphere of the traditional commercial and working-class neighborhoods

Kun reading compounds

  • 緒 【お】 cord, strap, thong, string (of a musical instrument, bow, etc.)
  • 緒締め 【おじめ】 string-fastener, drawstring on pouch or purse (handbag)
  • 下緒 【さげお】 cord for attaching a sword scabbard tightly to the obi, sword strap, sword knot
  • 筈緒 【はずお】 hemp rope fastened from the bow of a Japanese ship to the tip of the mast
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 thread end, beginning, clue
  • 糸口を開く 【いとぐちをひらく】 to find a clue, to make a beginning

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • principio
  • comienzo
  • hilo
  • cordón
  • cuerda de instrumento musical

Portuguese

  • faixa
  • começo
  • início
  • fim
  • corda
  • correia

French

  • bout
  • début
  • fin
  • lanière
  • corde
  • sangle
1382 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3557 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
949 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
862 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
881 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1542 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1742 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1356 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27632 Morohashi
1378 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4521 New Nelson (John Haig)
1344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1444 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1724 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2496.0 Four corner code
29-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd2 Unicode hex code