丸 means 'round; circle'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 637   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 2    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 39    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 137 words   Used in 189 words   Used in 1990 names   Component in 12 kanji (6 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   まる round, circular
Kun    まる   まるめる
Name    ま   わ   わに
⿻   nine   dot  
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 circle; yen  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 丸 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 丸 is used 180 times, read 2 ways.
ガン : 23 words FIND ALL
bullet; shot; shell
まる : 157 words FIND ALL
1. round; circular; spherical  (丸い usu. refers to ball-shaped, and 円い to disc-shaped objects)
2. harmonious; calm  (see also: 丸く収まる)
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Henshall: 101 (originally: 830)  Joy o' Kanji : 830  Key to Kanji: 146 

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ガン   round; circle   まる round, circular   
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ク   キュウ   ここの nine   
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