Components

玉 means 'jewel'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 96    Frequency: 818   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-9    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 43    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 99 words   Used in 274 words   Used in 1269 names   Component in 18 kanji (4 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ギョク
Kun
   たま jewel
Kun    -だま
Name    おう   だん
  
Find out about the radical that lends roundness to kanji such as (surround) and (pearl) but also pops up in (logic) and (present). Also learn why this radical looks like it would mean 'king' in all these characters but generally means 'jewel.'
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 玉 is used 8 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 玉 is used 254 times, read 2 ways (with 2 variations).
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ギョク : 59 words FIND ALL
0 1
noun
1. gem; jewel
2. beautiful; accomplished; charming
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ギョク (read as ぎょっ) : 1 word FIND ALL
0
noun
your manuscript
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たま : 114 words FIND ALL
4
noun
Saitama prefecture (Kanto area)
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たま (read as だま) : 80 words FIND ALL
3
noun
1. eyeball
2. special feature; centerpiece; showpiece; drawcard  (see also: 目玉番組; abbreviation)
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An additional 20 less common words include 玉 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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   
dot   
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