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, beginning, 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
  • 端から 【はたから】 from outside, from the side
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-35-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7aef Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
open, unfold, unseal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
59 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 開花 【カイカ】 flowering, blooming, blossoming, coming into bloom, flowering (of a civilization, talent, etc.), blossoming, blooming, bearing fruit (of efforts)
  • 開演 【カイエン】 curtain raising, starting (e.g. play, concert)
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 非公開 【ヒコウカイ】 private, non-public, secret, closed-door, closed

Kun reading compounds

  • 開く 【ひらく】 to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack, to bloom, to unfold, to spread out, to open (for business, e.g. in the morning), to be wide (gap, etc.), to widen, to hold (meeting, party, etc.), to give, to open, to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.), to open (a new business), to set up, to establish, to start, to open (ports, borders, etc.), to open (an account), to open up (new land, path, etc.), to clear, to develop, to open (a file, etc.), to extract (root), to reduce (equation), to cut open (fish), to change (kanji into hiragana), to flare (e.g. skirt), to slacken (into a poor posture)
  • 開き 【ひらき】 opening, gap, dried and opened fish
  • 開き直る 【ひらきなおる】 to become defiant, to fight back, to turn upon, to take the offensive
  • 開ける 【ひらける】 to open out (of a view, scenery, etc.), to spread out, to become clear (of a road, visibility, etc.), to open up, to improve (of luck, prospects, etc.), to get better, to develop (of a town, civilization, etc.), to become civilized, to modernize, to grow, to advance (of knowledge, ideas, etc.), to be sensible, to be understanding, to be enlightened, to open (of a new road, railway, etc.), to be opened to traffic, to become populous, to become densely built, to become bustling
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 か、 ひらき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kai1
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • abrir
  • desdoblar
  • dar comienzo
  • abrirse
  • estar abierto

Portuguese

  • abrir
  • desdobrar
  • deslacrar

French

  • ouvrir
  • s'ouvrir
  • briser le sceau
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
261 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
80 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4950 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
550 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
270 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
396 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1840 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4121 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1636 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41233 Morohashi
3321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6393 New Nelson (John Haig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
290 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
391 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
8e4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7744.1 Four corner code
1-19-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
958b Unicode hex code