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Kanji Details for 珠

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Stroke Count
10 Strokes
玉 + 6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. pearl, gem, jewel
Kun'yomi: たま、とも、み、す。
On'yomi: ス。(Go-on Reading)
シュ。(Kan-on Reading)

Dictionary Entry for 珠

  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

Stroke Order Diagrams for 珠

Construction of Character for 珠

Radicals and parts present in 珠
Part two, two radical (no.2) Kanji Details »
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Part king, rule, magnate Kanji Details »

Kanji related to 珠

Meanings in Other Languages for 珠

  1. perle, gemme, joyau
  1. pérola, gema, jóia
  1. perla, gema, joya

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