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Stroke Count
11 Strokes
Radical
玉 + 7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. ball, sphere
Readings
Kun'yomi: たま。
On'yomi: グ。(Go-on Reading)
キュウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 球

Dictionary Entries for 球

kyuu
noun
  1. sphere
  2. counter for balls (in baseball)
tama
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

Stroke Order Diagrams for 球

Construction of Character for 球

Radicals and parts present in 球
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part water Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 球
Traditional Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 球
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」(かわごろも)、かわごろもを腰で締める様子、又は丸めて運ぶことなどから、「まるい」の意が生じた。

Kanji related to 球

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 球

French
  1. balle, sphère
Portuguese
  1. bola, esfera
Spanish
  1. pelota, esfera

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