たんtan

noun:

yaはやhaya吹きfukihatsuむるmuru朝明asakenokaze言葉kotobatanni物語らmonogataran But, soft! Methinks I scent the morning air; brief let me be.

みじかmijika

prefix / suffix:

  • short; brief

Kanji definition:

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

Partial results:

みじかいmijikaiirr. Inflection

adjective:

  • short

ウサギUSAGIniha長いnagaimimito短いmijikaiogaあるaru Rabbits have long ears and short tails.

たんきtanki

~の noun / noun:

短期tanki契約社員keiyakushaintachiha予告なしにyokokunashini解雇kaikoされたsareta The short term contract employees were dismissed without notice.

たんぺんtanpen

noun:

  • short (e.g. story, film)

彼女kanojohaこのkono作家sakkano熱心nesshinnaファンFUANnoようyouda短編tanpenwo寄せyoseteいるiruだけdakenoアンソロジーANSOROJIImoきちんとkichinto揃えsoroeteいるiru She seems to be a diehard fan of this author. She even has his anthologies where all he did was collect short stories.

たんしょtansho

noun:

  • defect; demerit; weak point; disadvantage Antonym: 長所

すべてのsubetenohitoha長所choushoto短所tanshowo持っているmotteiru Everybody has his merits and demerits.

たんだいtandai

noun:

  • junior college; vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution - abbreviation 短期大学
たんかtankaみじかうたmijikauta

noun:

詩歌shikatohashiya短歌tankanoことkotoですdesu Shika are verses and 31-syllable poems.

たんしゅくtanshuku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • shortening; contraction; reduction; curtailment; abbreviation

そのsonohashinoおかげでokagede私達watashitachiha大いにooini時間jikanga短縮tanshukuできたdekita The bridge saved us a lot of time.

たんきtanki Inflection

noun / adjectival noun / ~の noun:

  • quick temper; short temper

kareno短気tankiha手に負えないtenioenai He has an uncontrollable temper.

たんぱtanpa

noun / ~の noun:

  • short wave
たんきかんtankikan

noun:

  • short term; short time

短期間tankikande英語eigowo習得shuutokuするsuruことはできないkotohadekinai You can not master English in a short time.

たんじかんtanjikan

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • short time

あまりにもamarinimo短時間tanjikanniあまりにもamarinimoたくさんtakusannoことkotowo盛り込むmorikomutoよいyoi戦術senjutsuha生れないumarenai If there are too many irons in the fire in too short a time, good strategy cannot result.

たんきょりtankyori

noun:

  • short distance; short range; short-haul
たんきだいがくtankidaigaku

noun:

  • junior college; vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
みじかめmijikameirr.irr. Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun / noun:

  • rather short; somewhat short Antonym: 長め

コートKOOTOwo探してますsagashitemasu背が低いsegahikuiのでnodetakeha短めmijikamedeなるべくnarubekuすっきりsukkiriしたshitaデザインDEZAINnoものmonowo I'm looking for a coat. I'm short so the length should be on the short side, and as refined a design as possible.

たんじゅうtanjuu

noun:

  • pistol; revolver
調たんちょうtanchou

noun:

  • minor key - Music term 長調
たんめいtanmei Inflection

adjectival noun / noun / ~の noun:

  • short life; short lived

内気なuchikinahitoha外向gaikou的なtekinahitoよりyori短命tanmei Do introverts have shorter lives than extroverts?

たんらくtanraku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • electric short-circuit
  • drawing a hasty inference between two events; jumping to a quick conclusion; dealing with matters quickly and carelessly
たんとうtantou

noun:

  • short sword; dagger; dirk
たんじゃくtanjakuたんざくtanzaku

noun:

  • long, narrow card on which Japanese poems are written (vertically); strip of paper
  • thin rectangle - abbreviation 短冊形
たんぶんtanbun

noun:

  • short sentence

noun / ~の noun:

  • short piece of writing (e.g. passage, article, composition)
たんとうちょくにゅうtantouchokunyuuirr. Inflection

adjectival noun / ~の noun / noun:

  • straight to the point; point-blank; frank; direct - four character idiom

bokuhakareni単刀直入tantouchokunyuuni尋ねたtazunetayo I asked him point-blank.

たんしtanshi

noun / ~の noun:

  • verselet

基本的にkihontekinioreha短詩tanshiga好きsukida短詩tanshinonakadehaこのkonoshigaトップTOPPUだったdatta Basically I like short poems. Among them this poem was my favourite.

たんパンtanPAN

noun:

  • shorts; short pants
たんきローンtankiROON

noun:

  • short-term loan

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