Kana: タン、あわ.い
Romaji: tan, awa.i


thin, faint, pale, fleeting

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  85
Frequency:  1436
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-8
Korean Reading:  dam
Chinese Reading:  dan4
Unicode:  6de1
JIS:  4338


Halpern Index: 528
Nelson Index: 2602
New Nelson Index: 3202
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3a8.15
Four Corner Index: 3918.9
Guide to Remembering Index: 1565
Gakken Index: 1478
Japanese Names Index: 1340
Daikanwanjiten Index: 17660
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 7.0021
Remembering the kanji Index: 164
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1479
Kodansha Compact Index: 1214
Kanji in Context Index: 1401
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 389
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 484
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 166
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 176
Essential Kanji Index: 1065
Kodansha Kanji Index: 640
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 362
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1458


淡い (あわい)
light; faint; pale; fleeting
淡水魚 (たんすいぎょ)
freshwater fish
冷淡 (れいたん)
coolness; indifference
濃淡 (のうたん)
light and shade; shade (of colour, color); depth (of flavor); complexity; strength and weakness (of flavor)
淡水化プラント (たんすいかプラント)
desalination plant
淡水 (たんすい)
fresh water (i.e. not salt water)
淡々 (たんたん)
uninterested; unconcerned; indifferent; dispassionate; matter-of-fact; detached; plain; light; simple; bland; flowing gently
淡彩 (たんさい)
light colouring; light coloring
無欲恬淡 (むよくてんたん)
indifferent to worldly gain
閑寂枯淡 (かんじゃくこたん)
aesthetic sense in Japanese art emphasising quiet simplicity and subdued refinement
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