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キュウ/KYŪ/    たま/tama/KYUU/キュウ/    tama/たま/

ball;  sphere Frenchballe;  sphère Portuguesebola;  esfera Spanishpelota;  esfera

Radical: (jade).   Strokes: 11画.   Elements: 王水丶.   Pinyin: qiú.   Hangul:  [gu].   Nanori: ku.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
キュウKYŪらっきゅうrakkyū】failing to catch a ball; fumble
こうきゅうkōkyū】good pitch
たまtamaたまtama】ball; bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); 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; female entertainer (e.g. a geisha); person (when commenting on their nature); item, funds or person used as part of a plot; egg; coin; precious
拾いたまひろいtamahiroi】fetching balls; ball boy
電気のでんきのたまdenkinotama】electric (light) bulb
Codepoints and classification codes:
21-69JIS X 0208
1313.2Four Corner
3142De Roo
Dictionary indices:
2941Classic Nelson
3643The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
969New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
658Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
935Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
379A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1359Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
845Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
21011Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 7 p. 923
257A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
726Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
188Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
736Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
275Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
370Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
935Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
3.7Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
1319Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
944Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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