Kana: ガン、まる、まる.める、まる.い
Romaji: gan, maru, maru.meru, maru.i

Name Readings

Kana: ま、わ、わに
Romaji: ma, wa, wani


round, full (month), perfection, -ship, pills, make round, roll up, curl up, seduce, explain away

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  3
Radical Number:  4
Frequency:  542
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  4-3-4
Korean Reading:  hwan
Chinese Reading:  wan2
Unicode:  4e38
JIS:  345D


Halpern Index: 3417
Nelson Index: 155
New Nelson Index: 34
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a3.28
Four Corner Index: 5001.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 830
Gakken Index: 567
Japanese Names Index: 40
Daikanwanjiten Index: 94
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0320
Remembering the kanji Index: 44
Kanji Flashcards Index: 288
Kodansha Compact Index: 17
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 101
Kanji in Context Index: 591
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2134
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2883
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 44
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 44
Essential Kanji Index: 922
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4225
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1657
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 82


fishball; meatball; pill
丸い (まるい、まろい)
round; circular; spherical; harmonious; calm
本丸 (ほんまる)
inner citadel; core; center; centre; focus; crux
烏丸 (うがん)
Wuhuan (proto-Mongolic nomadic people)
丸み (まるみ)
roundness; rotundity; mellowness; maturity
circle; entirety; whole; full; complete; money; dough; moola; enclosure inside a castle's walls; soft-shelled turtle; suffix for ship names; suffix for names of people (esp. infants); suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc.; suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.
弾丸 (だんがん)
bullet; shot; shell
丸太 (まるた)
日の丸 (ひのまる)
outline of the sun (esp. represented as a red circle); the Japanese flag
二の丸 (にのまる)
outer citadel
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