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[たま()]
tama
noun

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English Meaning(s) for 玉

noun
  1. ball; sphere; globe; orb
  2. bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet
  3. ball (in sports)
  4. pile (of noodles, etc.)
  5. bullet
  6. bulb (i.e. a light bulb)
  7. ens (of glasses, etc.)
  8. bead (of an abacus)
  9. ball (i.e. a testicle)
  10. egg
  11. gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearl
  12. female entertainer (e.g. a geisha)
  13. person (when commenting on their nature); character
  14. item, funds or person used as part of a plot
  15. coin
  16. precious; beautiful; excellent

Definition and Synonyms for 玉

Drop a shape that is spherical and small
Synonyms: , , ,
Ammo projectiles to be fired from a gun
Synonyms: , 弾丸, 弾薬,
Ball round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
Synonyms: ボール, , , ,
Ball a spherical object used as a plaything
Synonyms: ボール, , , , ,
Bullet a projectile that is fired from a gun
Synonyms: , 弾丸, , 鉄砲弾, 銃丸, 銃弾
Globe a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
Synonyms: グローブ, 地球儀, ,
Gem a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
Synonyms: 宝玉, 宝珠, 宝珠, 宝石, , , 珠玉
Ball a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
Synonyms: , 弾丸,
Ball a pitch that is not in the strike zone
Synonyms: ボール, , , , 睾丸,
Shell ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile
Synonyms: , 弾丸, 散弾, , 砲丸, 砲弾
Shot a solid missile discharged from a firearm
Synonyms: , 弾丸, 散弾, , 砲弾, 銃丸, 銃弾
Sphere any spherically shaped artifact
Synonyms: ボール, , , , 球体
Bulb a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ
Synonyms: , , 球茎
Male Genitals external male sex organs
Synonyms: ,
Ball one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
Synonyms: , , 睾丸
Egg oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
Synonyms: , 卵子, 御玉, , , 鶏卵
Ball a compact mass
Synonyms: 団塊, 固まる, , ,
Sphere a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center
Synonyms: , , 球体, 球形
Sphere a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
Synonyms: 分野, 天地, ,
Ball an object with a spherical shape
Synonyms: , , , 球体
Shell fired from a large gun
Synonyms: , 弾丸, 散弾, , 砲丸, 砲弾

Meanings for each kanji in 玉

jewel; ball Kanji Details »

Categories 玉 is a member of

Artefact a man-made object taken as a whole
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Delivery the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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Ammo projectiles to be fired from a gun
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Game Equipment equipment or apparatus used in playing a game
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Jewelry an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
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Model representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
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Toy an artifact designed to be played with
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Projectile a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
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Shot a solid missile discharged from a firearm
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Sphere any spherically shaped artifact
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Weapons System weapons considered collectively
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Complex Body Part a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
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Crotch external sex organ
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Sex Gland a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
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Foodstuff a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
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Agglomeration a jumbled collection or mass
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Sphere a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)
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Round Shape a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
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Male Reproductive Gland the reproductive organs of a man
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Sample Sentences for 玉

There were beads of sweat on his forehead.
I like to have a deep conversation with a more academic person from time to time.
I gave her some candy.
Sometimes it's good for a married couple to go to a hot spring together—just the two of them.
Green peppers, carrots, onions… I don’t like any of them.

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Should English definition 7. 

"ens (of glasses, etc.) "

be corrected to,

"lens (of glasses, etc.) ?

#1 Posted by hamilton101 about 11 months ago


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