短 (short) kanji
Short
This kanji has 12 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 3.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
On reading:タン
tan
Kun reading:みじか-い
mijika-i

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短所
たんしょ
a fault, a defect, a weak point
短くする
みじかくする
shorten, cut short, curtail
気が短い
きがみじかい
impatience, be impatient, short-tempered ☆=短気(たんき)
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