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音読み (おんよみ): ギョク

訓読み (くんよみ): たま、だま

部首 (ぶしゅ):玉(たま

Meaning: ball, sphere

Notes:

宝玉

ほうぎょく
jewel

水玉

みずたま
polkadot

玉ねぎ

たまねぎ
onion

“onion pickels #3142” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image here).  Notice that in the lower right corner of the sign in the background, we see “月曜定休”, which is pretty much straight out of yesterday’s Kanji of the Day…

玉露

ぎょくろ
refined green tea

“20070927_京都玩第五天_006_Kirin_生茶玉露” from Flickr member macglee.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.08.18 7:25

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.
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Written by bunkalearner

2010/03/18 at 8:15 am

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