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寸 : Measurement

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measurement, tenth of a shaku, a little, small,(radical 41)

On 'yomi:
スン(sun)
Nanori:
(su) みき(miki)
Strokes:3
Radical: (41)
Usage Rating:1669
JLPT:N1
old JLPT:1
Grade:6
Unicode:05bf8
jis208:32-3
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寸 Usage examples

が足りない(すんがたりない)too short
止め(すんどめ)stopping just before
(すん)sun (approx. 3.03 cm)
先は闇(いっすんさきはやみ)No one knows what the future holds, The future is a closed book
した(ちょっとした)quite a bit, somewhat, quite
進尺退(すんしんしゃくたい)one step forward, many steps backward, little to gain and much to lose
善尺魔(すんぜんしゃくま)in evil, there is odds, there is more evil than good in this world, one good thing tends to cause many bad things to happen
餓死(がしすんぜん)being on the verge of starvation, being about to starve
絶滅(ぜつめつすんぜん)critical endangerment, verge of extinction
崩壊(ほうかいすんぜん)on the brink of collapse, in a state of near-collapse
胸先三(むなさきさんずん)(a decision hinging on) how someone feels about it
(はっすん)var. of thick, traditional Japanese paper, food served in such a dish