Kana: ギョク、たま、たま-、-だま
Romaji: gyoku, tama, tama-, -dama

Name Readings

Kana: おう、だん
Romaji: ou, dan


jewel, ball

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  5
Radical Number:  96
Frequency:  737
Grade:  1
Skip Pattern:  4-5-1
Korean Reading:  og
Chinese Reading:  yu4
Unicode:  7389
JIS:  364C


Halpern Index: 3477
Nelson Index: 2923
New Nelson Index: 3620
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4f0.2
Four Corner Index: 1010.3
Guide to Remembering Index: 102
Gakken Index: 610
Japanese Names Index: 204
Daikanwanjiten Index: 20821
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 7.0780
Remembering the kanji Index: 256
Kanji Flashcards Index: 732
Kodansha Compact Index: 1313
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 48
Kanji in Context Index: 575
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2166
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2919
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 262
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 272
Essential Kanji Index: 103
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4289
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3172
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 64
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 40


precious stone (esp. jade); egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping); stock or security being traded; product being bought or sold; position (in finance, the amount of a security either owned or owed by an investor or dealer); geisha; time charge for a geisha; king
埼玉 (さいたま)
Saitama (city)
eggs; egg; spawn; roe; hen egg; (an expert) in the making; beginning; origin; infancy
火の玉 (ひのたま)
fireball; ball of fire; will-o'-the-wisp; jack-o'-lantern
玉砕 (ぎょくさい)
honourable defeat; honorable defeat; honourable death; honorable death; death without surrender; trying but being utterly beaten; being completely rejected when professing one's love
ball; sphere; globe; orb; bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet; ball (in sports); pile (of noodles, etc.); bullet; bulb (i.e. a light bulb); lens (of glasses, etc.); bead (of an abacus); ball (i.e. a testicle); gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearl; female entertainer (e.g. a geisha); person (when commenting on their nature); character; item, funds or person used as part of a plot; egg; coin; precious; beautiful; excellent
目玉 (めだま)
eyeball; special feature; centerpiece; showpiece; drawcard; special program; loss leader; sunny-side-up fried eggs
玉座 (ぎょくざ)
宝玉 (ほうぎょく)
水玉 (みずたま)
drop of water; polka dots
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