Kanshudo Component Builder
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By default the Component Builder shows the most common Joyo kanji components (ie, components which are themselves Joyo kanji, or which are used in at least 3 other Joyo kanji). Select an alternative set of components below.



For details of all components and their English names, see the Component collections.
Kanshudo Component Builder Help
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For detailed instructions, see the Component builder how to guide.
To find any kanji, first try to identify the components it is made up of. Once you have identified any component, search for it in any of three ways:
  1. Draw it in the drawing area
  2. Type the name in the text area
  3. Look for it in the list
Example: look up 漢
  • Notice that 漢 is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫
  • Draw any of these components (one at a time) in the drawing area, and select it when you see it
  • Alternatively, look for a component in the list. 氵 艹 口 each have three strokes; 夫 has four strokes
  • If you know the meanings of the components, type any of them in the text area: water (氵), grass (艹), mouth (口) or husband (夫)
  • Keep adding components until you can see your kanji in the list of matches that appears near the top.
Kanshudo Component Builder Drawing Help
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The Kanshudo Component Builder can recognize any of the 416 components listed in the chart below the drawing area. Tips:
  • Draw a component in the center of the area, as large as you can
  • Try to draw the component as it appears in the kanji you're looking up
  • Don't worry about stroke order or number of strokes
  • Don't draw more than one component at a time
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Components
We found 189 words, 1 name, 1 kanji, and 9 examples matching '丸'
Word search: 189 matches
Click a word's green box for more details. Showing first 5 matches. SEE ALL »
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noun
1. circle  (see also: )
noun, noun (prefix)
2. entirety; whole; full; complete
(click the word to view an additional 4 meanings and 2 forms, examples and links)
noun, noun (suffix)
1. fishball; meatball
2. pill  (see also: 丸薬)
(click the word for examples and links)
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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)
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading and 2 forms, examples and links)
3 0
1. quite; entirely; completely; at all  (often written with kana only)
2. as if; as though; just like  (often written with kana only)
(click the word for examples and links)
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noun
1. outline of the sun (esp. represented as a red circle)
2. the Japanese flag  (abbreviation)
(click the word for examples and links)
Common name search: 1 match
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まる   Maru   (surname)
Kanji search: 1 match
Click a kanji's blue box for more details.
ガン   round; circle   まる round, circular   
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ク   キュウ   ここの nine   
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Example search: 9 matches
Click an example's DETAILS link for grammar and inflection information. Click a word to view details for that word. Showing first 5 examples. SEE ALL »
 
あした
明日
あめ
れば
まる
しゅうかん
週間
あめ
つづ
ことなる
It will have been raining a whole week if it is rainy tomorrow.
きょう
今日
から
まる
いちにち
1日
ねが
いします

For a full day from today please.
けんこう
健康
もど
まる
いちねん
一年
かかった
It took me a whole year to recover my health.
まる
いちにち
一日
おし
えられていた
のでへとへとだった
I was exhausted by a full day's teaching.
ふじさん
富士山
のぼ
のに
まる
いちばん
一晩
かかった
It took all night to climb Mt Fuji.
 
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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