Definition of 珠

  • pearl
  • gem
  • jewel


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュ
  • たま

Popular Words With This Kanji

玉, 球, 珠, 弾, たま

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

真珠湾, しんじゅわん

Pearl Harbor

真珠, しんじゅ


珠算, 玉算, しゅざん, たまざん

calculation with abacus

数珠, じゅず, ずず, じゅじゅ

rosary, string of prayer beads

珠玉, しゅぎょく

gem, jewel

曼珠沙華, まんじゅしゃげ

red spider lily, cluster belladonna, cluster amaryllis, manjusaka

宝珠, ほうしゅ

gem, jewel

真珠貝, しんじゅがい

pearl oyster (esp. Marten's pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii)

連珠, 聯珠, れんじゅ

variant of gobang (game)

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