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間 : Interval

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Components:

interval, space

On 'yomi:
カン(kan) ケン(ken)
Kun 'yomi:
あいだ(aida)(ma) あい(ai)
Nanori:
ちか(chika)(ha) はざ(haza) はし(hashi)
Strokes:12
Radical: (169)
Usage Rating:33
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:09593
jis208:20-54
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間 Usage examples

企業信用(きぎょうかんしんよう)inter-business credit
学校(りんかんがっこう)outdoors school
(しょっかん)between meals
切る(まぎる)to plow through (a wave) (plough), to tack (against the wind)
引く(まびく)to thin out, to cull, to run on a curtailed schedule
知らず(せけんしらず)ignorant of the ways of the world
まかり違う(まかりまちがう)
罷り違う(まかりまちがう)
to go wrong, to turn for the worse
指呼の(しこのかん)hailing distance
短期(たんきかん)short term, short time
を開ける(あいだをあける)
を空ける(あいだをあける)
to leave space (between)
を取る(あいだをとる)to take the middle (between the two), to split the difference
の宿(あいのしゅく)resting place between inn towns (Edo period), town situated between two post towns
兼食堂(いまけんしょくどう)living room-cum-dining room
髪を入れず(かんぱつをいれず)
髪を容れず(かんぱつをいれず)
髪をいれず(かんぱつをいれず)
in no time, in a flash
を詰める(ぎょうかんをつめる)to closely space lines (on a page)
小一時(こいちじかん)nearly one hour
左中(さちゅうかん)between left and center fielders (centre)
終業時(しゅうぎょうじかん)closing hour
所要時を計る(しょようじかんをはかる)to calculate the time required
がかかる(じかんがかかる)
が掛かる(じかんがかかる)
to take time
の許す限り(じかんのゆるすかぎり)as long as time allows, whenever one has the time, as time permits
割りを直す(じかんわりをなおす)to alter the schedule
を空ける(じかんをあける)to make oneself available (free)
を惜しむ(じかんをおしむ)to value time
を掛ける(じかんをかける)
をかける(じかんをかける)
to spend time (on doing something)
を稼ぐ(じかんをかせぐ)to gain time
を割く(じかんをさく)
をさく(じかんをさく)
to spare time (for)
数年(すうねんかん)several years
数キロの(すうキロのあいだ)for several kilometers, for several kilometres
少ない時(すくないじかん)limited time
の通り(せけんのとおり)reputation
を取る(てまをとる)to be detained, to take time
に加える(なかまにくわえる)to take in, to accept
臭い(にんげんくさい)
くさい(にんげんくさい)
full of human traits, quite human
の肉(にんげんのにく)human flesh
寝る時(ねるじかん)bedtime
延べ時(のべじかん)total man-hours, total hours
控えの(ひかえのま)anteroom, antechamber
本の(ほんのあいだ)between two books
罷り違えば(まかりまちがえば)if things go wrong, if the worst happens
が良い(まがよい)
がよい(まがよい)
lucky
瞬く(またたくまに)
またたく(またたくまに)
in the twinkling of an eye, in a flash
(ようかん)hips