片端

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かた
Grade: 6
はし
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

片端 (hiragana かたはし, rōmaji katahashi)

  1. one edge
  2. one end
  3. one side

Etymology 2[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: S

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

片端 (-na inflection, hiragana かたわ, rōmaji katawa)

  1. (likely offensive) bodily deformed, crippled
  2. imperfect
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

片端 (hiragana かたわ, rōmaji katawa)

  1. (likely offensive) deformity
  2. imperfection, incompleteness
Usage notes[edit]
  • Usage of this term is heavily discouraged in modern Japan.