Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1

Search words that:
- start with 玉
- end with 玉
- contain 玉
jewel, ball
KUN:
  • たま
    tama
  • たま-
    tama-
  • -だま
    -dama
ON:
  • ギョク
    gyoku
Nanori:
  • おう
    ou
  • だん
    dan
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 1
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 295 results)

noun
1.
eggs, egg, spawn, roe(only relevant for 卵)
2.
(hen's) egg(玉子 oft. used in cooking)
3.
(an expert) in the making(only relevant for 卵)
4.
beginning, origin, infancy(only relevant for 卵)
All readings:
【たまご】
玉子【たまご】

noun
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)(slang, abbreviation)(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(derogatory)
13.
item, funds or person used as part of a plot
noun, noun (suffix)
14.
egg
See also:玉子
noun (suffix)
15.
coin(usu. だま)
16.
precious, beautiful, excellent
Other readings:
【たま】
【たま】
【たま】

noun
1.
eyeball
2.
special feature, centerpiece, showpiece, drawcard(abbreviation)
3.
special program, loss leader(abbreviation)
4.
sunny-side up fried egg(abbreviation)

noun
1.
proxy, ringer, substitute, double
2.
second serving of noodles (to add to previously purchased ramen)
Other readings:
替玉【かえだま】

noun
New Year's gift (usu. money given to a child by relatives and visitors)
See also:年玉
Other readings:
御年玉【おとしだま】

noun, no-adjective
1.
iridescent colour
no-adjective, noun
2.
equivocal (reply, statement, etc.), ambiguous, vague

noun
bargain goods, eye-catching goods, featured product, loss leader(yojijukugo)

noun
onion (Allium cepa)(usually kana)
Other readings:
たまねぎ《玉葱》
たまねぎ《葱頭》
タマネギ

noun
corn (Zea mays), maize(usually kana)
Other readings:
トウモロコシ
トーモロコシ

noun
Saitama (city, prefecture)(the city name is officially written in hiragana)
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 78 results)

I threw him a nice ball

This gun is out of bullets

かれ
彼の
ひた
たま
あせ
Beads of sweat stood on his forehead

There were beads of sweat on his forehead

ちきゅう
地球
たま
かた
The earth is shaped like a sphere

The gun was out of shot

I can eat anything but onions

Every star is a sphere

The ball bounced over the wall

ちきゅう
地球
たま
かた
The earth is shaped like a sphere

ビル
だい
たま
Bill missed the first ball

かのじょ
彼女の
ひた
たま
あせ
Her brow was beaded with perspiration

たま
ほう
放る
、恵一
くん
You throw a good ball nowadays, Keiichi

埼玉
千葉
あい
かわ
There is a river between Saitama and Chiba

Sharapova's shots are very fast but...a fast ball means that it will come back that much faster

たま
かれ
あし
かんつう
貫通
A pistol bullet went clean through his leg

They lived on corn, potatoes, and the meat of animals

かれ
はだ
裸の
なか
背中
うで
たま
His naked back and arms were beaded with sweat

あか
たま
ひと
一つ
しろ
なか
A red ball is mixed in with the white ones

たま
まと
The bullet found its mark