Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 3 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 丸
- end with 丸
- contain 丸
round, full (month), perfection, -ship, pills, make round, roll up, curl up, seduce, explain away
KUN:
  • まる
    maru
  • まる.める
    maru.meru
  • まる.い
    maru.i
ON:
  • ガン
    gan
Nanori:
  • ma
  • wa
  • わに
    wani
Written with 3 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 201 results)

adjective
1.
round, circular, spherical(丸い usu. refers to ball-shaped, and 円い to disc-shaped objects)
2.
curved, smooth
3.
harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
Other readings:
丸い【まろい】[1]
円い【まるい】
円い【まろい】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
1.
circle
See also:○ (まる)
noun, noun (prefix)
2.
entirety, whole, full, complete
noun
3.
money, dough, moola(slang)
4.
enclosure inside a castle's walls(esp. 丸)
5.
soft-shelled turtle(Kansai-ben (dialect))
See also:スッポン
suffix
6.
suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.(esp. 丸)
See also:麻呂
Other readings:
【まる】

adverb
1.
quite, entirely, completely, at all(usually kana)
2.
as if, as though, just like(usually kana)

noun
1.
outline of the Sun (esp. represented as a red circle)
2.
the Japanese flag(abbreviation)

adverb
in its entirety, whole, wholly(usually kana)
Other readings:
まるごと《丸事》[1]
まるごと《丸毎》[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

prenominal, auxillary suru verb
1.
plump, rotund, chubby
adverb, to-adverb
2.
entirely, completely, wholly
Other readings:
丸丸【まるまる】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to make round, to roll up, to curl up
2.
to seduce, to cajole, to explain away
See also:丸め込む
3.
to round off (a fraction)
4.
to lump together(archaism)

adverb
completely, absolutely, totally, (not) at all(usually kana)
Other readings:
まるっきり《丸っ切り》

noun
round shape, circle, circular form
Other readings:
円形【まるがた】
丸型【まるがた】
丸形【まるがた】
円型【まるがた】

noun, no-adjective
buzz cut, close crop
Other readings:
丸刈【まるがり】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 299 results)

I haven't seen anything of him for some time

The cat was curled up asleep

きみ
すこ
少し
まる
丸く
You've filled out

せんせい
先生
ちきゅう
地球
まる
丸い
The teacher said that the earth is round

コロンブス
ちきゅう
地球
まる
丸い
しゅちょ
主張
Columbus argued that the earth was round

かのじょ
彼女
ははおや
母親
ちが
違う
She is not anything like her mother

まる
いちにち
1日
For a full day from today please

I can't write with this dull pencil

You look as if you had seen a ghost

He went on talking as though nothing had happened

あか
まる
かこ
囲む
Circle in red pencil

せんせい
先生
ちきゅう
地球
まる
丸い
かれ
彼ら
おし
教えた
The teacher taught them that the earth is round

I have no idea why it is so

した
明日
あめ
まる
いっしゅうか
1週間
あめ
つづ
続く
It will have been raining a whole week if it is rainy tomorrow

You look as though nothing has happened to you

She looked as though she had seen a ghost

He looked as if he had seen a ghost

He talks as if he knew everything

きみ
君の
かん
考え
ぼく
ちが
違う
Your idea differs entirely from mine

きみ
君の
かん
考え
ぼく
かん
考え
ちが
違う
Your way of thinking is quite distinct from mine