玉 means 'jewel'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 96    Frequency: 818   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 43    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 91 words   Used in 274 words   Used in 1269 names   Component in 6 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   たま jewel
Kun    -だま
Name    おう   だん
Find out about the radical that lends roundness to kanji such as (1115: ring, circle; to surround) and (1349: pearl; gem; bead) but also pops up in (220: reason; basic principle) and (666: actual; to appear). Also learn why this radical looks like it would mean 'king' in all these characters but generally means 'jewel.'
⿻   king   dot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 玉 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 玉 is used 254 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
ギョク : 59 words FIND ALL
1. precious stone (esp. jade)  (also formerly read as ごく)
2. egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping)  (food term)
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ギョク (read as ぎょっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
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たま : 114 words FIND ALL
1. ball; sphere; globe; orb
2. bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet
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たま (read as だま) : 80 words FIND ALL
1. eyeball
2. special feature; centerpiece; showpiece; drawcard  (see also: 目玉番組; abbreviation)
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Henshall: 48 (originally: 102)  Joy o' Kanji : 102  Key to Kanji: 225 

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ギョク   たま jewel   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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