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気が短い
Readings
きがみじかい
kigamijikai
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
quick-tempered, having little patience, impatient

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 気が短い
is [x]
気が短くない
is not [x]
Past 気が短かった
was [x]
気が短くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 気が短くて
is [x] and...
気が短くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: キ, ケ KUN:
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

Stroke: 6 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 3-4-2 FC: 8041.1


ON: タン KUN: みじか.い
short, brevity, fault, defect, weak point

Stroke: 12 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-5-7 FC: 8141.1


Phrases
彼女は気が短いのが玉にきずだ。
Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ) 気が短い (きがみじかい) 玉に疵 (たまにきず)
A quick temper is the only defect in her character.