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Kanji Details for 玉

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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
玉 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. jewel, ball
Kun'yomi: -だま、たま、たま-。
On'yomi: ギョク。

Japanese Meaning for 玉

Dictionary Entries for 玉

  1. ball; sphere; globe; orb
  2. bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet
  3. ball (in sports) (esp. 球)
  4. pile (of noodles, etc.)
  5. bullet (esp. 弾; also written as 弾丸)
  6. bulb (i.e. a light bulb) (esp. 球)
  7. lens (of glasses, etc.)
  8. bead (of an abacus) (esp. 玉,珠)
  9. ball (i.e. a testicle) (esp. 玉)
  10. gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearl (esp. 玉,珠; also written as 璧)
  11. female entertainer (e.g. a geisha)
  12. person (when commenting on their nature); character
  13. item, funds or person used as part of a plot
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. egg
noun, used as a suffix
  1. coin (usu. だま)
  2. precious; beautiful; excellent
  1. precious stone (esp. jade) (also formerly read as ごく)
  2. egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping) (occ. ギョク)
  3. stock or security being traded; product being bought or sold
  4. position (in finance, the amount of a security either owned or owed by an investor or dealer)
  5. geisha
  6. time charge for a geisha
  7. king (of the junior player)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 玉

Construction of Character for 玉

Radicals and parts present in 玉
Part dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3) Kanji Details »
Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 玉
Alternate Character Form
Origin and construction of 玉
  1. 象形。複数の玉を紐で連ねた様子。

Kanji related to 玉

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 玉

  1. bijoux, balle, boule
  1. jóia, bola, gota
  1. joya, esfera, bola, pelota

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