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玉, 球, 珠, 弾, たま

  • tama
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • ball
  • sphere
  • globe
  • orb

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  • bead (of sweat, dew, etc.)
  • drop
  • droplet

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  • ball (in sports)

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  • pile (of noodles, etc.)

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  • bullet

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  • bulb (i.e. a light bulb)

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  • lens (of glasses, etc.)

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  • bead (of an abacus)

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  • ball (i.e. a testicle)

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  • gem
  • jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively)
  • pearl

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  • female entertainer (e.g. a geisha)

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  • person (when commenting on their nature)
  • character

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  • item, funds or person used as part of a plot

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noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a suffix

  • egg

Definition

noun, used as a suffix

  • coin

Definition

  • precious
  • beautiful
  • excellent

Examples of 玉,球,珠,弾,たま in a Sentence

There were beads of sweat on his forehead.
A nickel is a five-cent coin.
That's because, you see, I've known he isn't that sort of person from a long time back.
艱難
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
The checked player must find a way for the king to escape and block the check.
弾がかすめた
The bullet just shaved his cheek.
The boss said this group is a real mixed bag. I wonder if he places me with the wheat or the chaff.
ガリレオ二つてっぺんから落とした。
Galileo dropped two iron balls from the top of the tower.
ボーラは、握らないほう2つ長いひもから成り立っている。
Bolas are made up of a long cord with two stone balls at the free ends.
ような出ていた
Beads of sweat stood on his forehead.

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