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

15 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
volume, chapter, book, editing, compilation
On:
ヘン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2076 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 編 【ヘン】 compilation (of a text), editing, volume (of a text), completed literary work
  • 編章 【ヘンショウ】 volumes and chapters, composition, writing
  • 続編 【ゾクヘン】 continuation, sequel
  • 後編 【コウヘン】 latter part (of book, etc.), sequel, concluding part

Readings

Chinese:
pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • capítulo
  • volumen
  • edición
  • recopilación
  • contador de poemas

Portuguese

French

1391 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3418 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3361 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2365 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26257X Morohashi
2710 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4324 New Nelson (John Haig)
2645 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6f9.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
42-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bc7 Unicode hex code