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Stroke Count
12 Strokes
Radical
矢 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
Readings
Kun'yomi: みじか.い。
On'yomi: タン。

Japanese Meaning for 短

Dictionary Entries for 短

tan
noun
  1. fault; defect; weak point
  2. minor
  3. 5-point card
mijika
prefix, suffix
  1. short; brief

Stroke Order Diagrams for 短

Construction of Character for 短

Radicals and parts present in 短
Radical dart, arrow Kanji Details »
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Part beans, pea, midget Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 短
  1. 形声、「」+音符「」(トウ)で、矢を用い長さを測り、「」(タン)にいたらない「みじかい」ものをいう。「矢」も「豆」(高坏(たかつき))も短いものを意味した会意とも。

Kanji related to 短

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 短

French
  1. court, bref, faute, défaut, point faible
Portuguese
  1. curto, brevidade, falta, defeito, ponto fraco
Spanish
  1. pequeño, breve, defecto, corto

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