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

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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

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On reading compounds

  • 蜀 【ショク】 Sichuan (province in China), Shu, Shu Han, kingdom in China during the Three Kingdoms era (221-263), Shu, kingdom in ancient China (-316 BCE)
  • 蜀漢 【ショッカン】 Shu Han, Shu, kingdom in China during the Three Kingdoms era (221-263)
  • 望蜀 【ボウショク】 insatiability

Readings

Chinese:
shu3
Korean:
chog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3640 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2005 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
33086 Morohashi
5329 New Nelson (John Haig)
5g8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
6012.7 Four corner code
73-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8700 Unicode hex code

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Kun reading compounds

  • 黍 【きび】 (common) millet (Panicum miliaceium), proso millet
  • きび砂糖 【きびざとう】 light brown sugar
  • 唐黍 【とうきび】 Indian millet
  • 砂糖黍 【さとうきび】 sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)

Readings

Chinese:
shu3
Korean:
seo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5400 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
47991 Morohashi
2597 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7048 New Nelson (John Haig)
2605 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2651 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5d7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-1-11 SKIP code
2-7-5 SKIP code
2013.2 Four corner code
21-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ecd Unicode hex code