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

19 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
Variants:
marrow, pith, essence
On:
ズイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1652 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 髄 【ズイ】 medulla, marrow, pith
  • 髄膜炎 【ズイマクエン】 meningitis
  • 骨髄 【コツズイ】 bone marrow, medulla, true spirit, one's mind
  • 脊髄 【セキズイ】 spinal cord

Readings

Chinese:
sui3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • médula
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • Tutano
  • medula
  • miolo

French

  • moelle
  • quintessence
1463 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1833 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1915 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1863 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1923 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2316 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1198 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1299 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45240P Morohashi
1842 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6791 New Nelson (John Haig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1926 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-9 SKIP code
1-10-8 SKIP code
7423.2 Four corner code
31-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ac4 Unicode hex code