早 (early) kanji
Early
This kanji has 6 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 1.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:early, fast
On reading:ソウ、サッ
sō, sa'
Kun reading:はや-い、はや、はや-、はや-まる、はや-める、さ-
haya-i, haya, haya-, haya-maru, haya-meru, sa-

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早朝
そうちょう
early morning
早速
さっそく
promptly, at once, immediately
まだ早い
まだはやい
It is still early.
できるだけ早く
できるだけはやく
as soon as possible
早まるな!
はやまるな
Don't act rashly!
時期を早める
じきをはやめる
advance the date
お早う
おはよう
Good morning. (It's generally written only in Kana.)
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