Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 12 strokes
Taught in grade 3

Search words that:
- start with 短
- end with 短
- contain 短
short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point
KUN:
  • みじか.い
    mijika.i
ON:
  • タン
    tan
Written with 12 strokes
Taught in grade 3
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 168 results)

adjective
short
Other readings:
短かい【みじかい】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

na-adjective, noun
1.
simple, easy, uncomplicated
2.
brief, quick, light
All readings:
簡単【かんたん】
簡短【かんたん】[1]
簡端【かんたん】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

no-adjective, noun
short-term
See also:長期 (antonym)

noun
1.
(relative) length
2.
advantages and disadvantages, pluses and minuses, strong and weak points, merits and demerits

noun
short (e.g. story, film)
Other readings:
短篇【たんぺん】

noun
defect, demerit, weak point, disadvantage
See also:長所 (antonym)

noun
junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution(abbreviation)
See also:短期大学

noun
tanka, 31-mora Japanese poem
Other readings:
短歌【みじかうた】

noun, auxillary suru verb
shortening, contraction, reduction, curtailment, abbreviation

noun, na-adjective
short temper, quick temper, hot temper, impatience, irritability
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 174 results)

When summer is over, the days grow shorter and shorter

みじ
短く
ごと
仕事
おお
多い
The day is short and there's a lot of work

The concert was short, but it was really good

かのじょ
彼女の
かみ
みじ
短い
Her hair is very short

The days are drawing in

げいじゅ
芸術
なが
長く
じんせい
人生
みじ
短い
Art is long, life is short

かのじょ
彼女の
かみ
髪の毛
けっこう
結構
みじ
短い
The woman's hair is quite short

I cannot read the book in so short a time

The candle grew shorter and shorter, until at last it went out

The days are gradually shortening

かれ
えんぴつ
鉛筆
ほん
いっぽん
1本
なが
長く
いっぽん
1本
みじ
短い
He has two pencils; one is long and the other short

ぜんたいてき
全体的に
みじ
短く
くだ
下さい
Cut it short all over

Be sure to drop me a line

かのじょ
彼女の
かみ
みじ
短い
She has short hair

I can't finish the job in so short a time

かのじょ
彼女
かみ
みじ
短く
She looks cute with her hair short

よろ
喜び
みじ
短く
こうかい
後悔
なが
長し
Short pleasure, long repentance

じんせい
人生
たいへん
大変
みじ
短い
Life is at best very short

Life is at best very short

I must have it shortened