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

9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
smash, break, crush, familiar, popular
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1579 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砕石 【サイセキ】 broken stone, rubble
  • 砕岩機 【サイガンキ】 rock crusher
  • 破摧 【ハサイ】 crushing, smashing, cracking to pieces
  • 玉砕 【ギョクサイ】 honourable defeat, honorable defeat, honourable death, honorable death, death without surrender, trying but being utterly beaten, being completely rejected when professing one's love

Kun reading compounds

  • 砕く 【くだく】 to break, to smash
  • 砕ける 【くだける】 to break (into pieces), to be broken, to be smashed, to collapse, to crumble, to decline, to cool (e.g. enthusiasm), to dampen (e.g. one's will to fight), to become less formal, to throw off reserve, to become affable, to become easy to understand (e.g. a story), to be worried

Readings

Chinese:
sui4
Korean:
swae

Spanish

  • destrozar
  • romper
  • aplastar
  • despedazar

Portuguese

  • quebrar
  • quebrado
  • esmagar
  • popular
  • familiar

French

  • fracasser
  • casser
  • briser
  • familier (informel)
  • populaire
1287 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1695 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3179 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1467 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1568 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1710 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1827 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1550 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1400 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
773 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
117 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24080P Morohashi
1134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3990 New Nelson (John Haig)
116 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
121 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1287 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3355 2001 Kanji
5a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1464.1 Four corner code
26-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7815 Unicode hex code