Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
jewel, ball
Kun:
たまたま--だま
On:
ギョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
737 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玉 【ギョク】 precious stone (esp. jade), egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping), stock or security being traded, product being bought or sold, position (in finance, the amount of a security either owned or owed by an investor or dealer), geisha, time charge for a geisha, king (of the junior player)
  • 玉音 【ギョクオン】 the Emperor's voice, beautiful voice, beautiful sound
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 gem, jewel, beautiful, accomplished, charming
  • 翠玉 【スイギョク】 emerald, jade

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, hen egg, (an expert) in the making, beginning, origin, infancy
  • 埼玉 【さいたま】 Saitama (city)
  • 勾玉 【まがたま】 comma-shaped jewels

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 だん
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • joya
  • esfera
  • bola
  • pelota

Portuguese

  • jóia
  • bola
  • gota

French

  • bijoux
  • balle
  • boule
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
48 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
102 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
610 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
103 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
732 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
204 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
295 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
575 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1313 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4289 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
262 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20821 Morohashi
3477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3620 New Nelson (John Haig)
256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
272 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
40 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.3 Four corner code
22-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7389 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sweat, perspire
Kun:
あせ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1502 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 汗 【カン】 khan (medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe)
  • 汗顔 【カンガン】 ashamed
  • 成吉思汗 【ジンギスカン】 Japanese mutton and vegetable dish, slotted dome cast iron grill for preparing this dish
  • 大汗 【タイカン】 Great Khan, Grand Khan

Kun reading compounds

  • 汗 【あせ】 sweat, perspiration, moisture, condensation
  • 汗だく 【あせだく】 dripping with sweat, bathed in perspiration
  • 滝汗 【たきあせ】 profuse sweating
  • 手汗 【てあせ】 palm sweat

Readings

Chinese:
han4, han2
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • sudor
  • transpiración

Portuguese

  • suar
  • transpirar

French

  • sueur
  • transpirer
1094 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1434 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2493 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
248 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
507 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1159 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
256 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
161 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1666 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17130 Morohashi
220 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3046 New Nelson (John Haig)
1651 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1780 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1084 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3114.0 Four corner code
20-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c57 Unicode hex code