Definition of 短

  • short
  • brevity
  • fault
  • defect
  • weak point

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • タン
  • みじか

Popular Words With This Kanji

簡単, 簡短, かんたん

simple, easy, brief, uncomplicated

短い, 短かい, みじかい

short

短い, 短かい, みじかい

short

短, たん

fault, defect, weak point, minor (music)

短期, たんき

short term

短縮, たんしゅく

shortening, abbreviation, reduction

短大, たんだい

junior college

短歌, たんか, みじかうた

tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem

長短, ちょうたん

length, long and short, advantages and disadvantages, pluses and minuses, strong and weak points, merits and demerits

短期間, たんきかん

short term, short time


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