Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 短


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Meaning

short, brief

Pronunciation

TAN
mijikai

Explanation

Left: arrow (An arrow flies in the sky ), right: bean

Mnemonic

An arrow as short as a bean, is really short.

Radicals

arrow
bean(The radical mame shows a one , below a vessel on a stand.)
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Vocabulary

短い みじかい short
短足 たんそく short legs
短刀 たんとう short sword, Tanto (Japanese combat knife)
短歌 たんか tanka, 31-syllable Japanese poem
短大 たんだい junior college
短所 たんしょ defect, demerit, weak point, disadvantage
短期 たんき short term
短気 たんき quick temper
短波 たんぱ short wave

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