Words — 2 found

1. ball; sphere; globe; orb
2. bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet
  • かれ彼の
  • ひたい
  • には
  • たま
  • ような
  • あせ
  • 浮かんでいた
There were beads of sweat on his forehead.
3. ball (in sports)esp. 球
4. pile (of noodles, etc.)
5. bulletesp. 弾; also written as 弾丸
  • たま
  • かれ彼の
  • ほお
  • かすめた
The bullet grazed his cheek.
6. bulb (i.e. a light bulb)esp. 球
7. lens (of glasses, etc.)
8. bead (of an abacus)esp. 玉, 珠
9. ball (i.e. a testicle)Slang, Abbreviation, See also 金玉 きんたま, esp. 玉
10. gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearlesp. 玉, 珠; also written as 璧
  • かんなん艱難
  • なんじ
  • たま
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
11. female entertainer (e.g. a geisha)
12. person (when commenting on their nature); characterDerogatory
  • こいつ
  • そんな
  • たま
  • じゃない
  • こと
  • なんて
  • とうのむかしとうの昔
  • 解っていた
  • から
That's because, you see, I've known he isn't that sort of person from a long time back.
13. item, funds or person used as part of a plot
Noun, Noun, used as a suffix
14. eggOnly applies to 玉, See also 玉子
Noun, used as a suffix, Counter
15. okonomiyakiFood, cooking, Only applies to 玉, See also お好み焼き
Noun, used as a suffix
16. coinusu. だま
  • ニッケル
  • セント
  • たま
  • です
A nickel is a five-cent coin.
Noun, used as a suffix
17. precious; beautiful; excellent
Other forms
球 【たま】珠 【たま】弾 【たま】
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1. bi (ancient Chinese artifact; flat jade or glass disc with a circular hole in the centre)
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2. Bi (jade)The bi is a form of circular jade artifact from ancient C... Read more
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Kanji — 1 found

18 strokes. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
sphere, ball
Kun: たま
On: ヘキ
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Sentences — 40 found

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    • どうりょう同僚
    • は仕事はできるしプライベートも
    • はな華やか
    • みな
    • は驚きと
    • せんぼう羨望
    • のまなざしで見つめているが、
    • かんぺき完璧
    • すぎて私にはちょっと
    • ちかよ近寄りがたい
    My colleague is good at his job, leads a glamorous private life, and everyone looks at him with awe. That being the case, he is too perfect for my taste, so I keep my distance. Jreibun
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