おびにみじかしたすきにながしobinimijikashitasukininagashi

expression:

  • neither one thing nor the other; too short for a belt, too long for a sleeve tie [literal]

Kanji definition:

タイTAIびるo.biruおびobi

sash; belt; obi; zone; region

Strokes:
10
Radical:
巾 turban
SKIP:
2-4-5
UTF:
5e2f
JIS208:
34-51
Nanori:
たてtate
Hangul:
대 [dae]
Pinyin:
dài
Stroke order:
Example words:
地帯ちたいchitai
area; zone; belt (of land)
世帯せたいsetai
household; home; family; housekeeping
熱帯ねったいnettai
tropics
携帯けいたいkeitai
something carried (in the hand); handheld; portable; / mobile telephone; cell phone
連帯れんたいrentai
solidarity; / joint; collective

タンTANみじかmijika.i

short; brevity; fault; defect; weak point

Strokes:
12
Radical:
矢 arrow
SKIP:
1-5-7
UTF:
77ed
JIS208:
35-27
Hangul:
단 [dan]
Pinyin:
duǎn
Stroke order:
Example words:
短期たんきtanki
short-term
短大たんだいtandai
junior college; vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
短縮たんしゅくtanshuku
shortening; contraction; reduction; curtailment; abbreviation
短歌たんかtanka
tanka; 31-mora Japanese poem
長短ちょうたんchoutan
(relative) length; / advantages and disadvantages; pluses and minuses; strong and weak points; merits and demerits

たすきtasuki

cord to hold up sleeves; (kokuji)

Strokes:
22
Radical:
衣衤 clothes
SKIP:
1-5-17
UTF:
8977
JIS208:
75-7
Stroke order:
Alternative stroke order:
Example words:
たすきtasuki
cord used to tuck up the sleeves of a kimono; / sash (worn across chest, e.g. by election candidate or relay runners); / wrapper band on books, CDs, etc.
帯に短し襷に長しおびにみじかしたすきにながしobinimijikashitasukininagashi
neither one thing nor the other; too short for a belt, too long for a sleeve tie
襷反りたすきぞりtasukizori
reverse backwards body drop
外襷反りそとたすきぞりsototasukizori
outer reverse backwards body drop
襷星たすきぼしtasukiboshi
Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

チョウCHOUながnaga.iおさosa

long; leader; superior; senior

Strokes:
8
Radical:
長镸 long
SKIP:
4-8-1
UTF:
9577
JIS208:
36-25
Nanori:
oおしゃoshaたかしtakashiたけtakenahaひさhisa
Hangul:
장 [jang]
Pinyin:
cháng / zhǎng
Stroke order:
Alternative stroke order:
Example words:
部長ぶちょうbuchou
head (chief, director) of a section or department; / head of a (school) club; head of a (school) team
成長せいちょうseichou
growth; development; growing up; becoming an adult; / growth (of a company, the economy, etc.)
長男ちょうなんchounan
eldest son (may be the only son); first-born son
社長しゃちょうshachou
company president; manager; director
会長かいちょうkaichou
president (of a society); chairman

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