Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 12



bullet, twang, flip, snap
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ダン
  • タン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • ひ.く
  • -ひ.き
  • はず.む
  • たま
  • はじ.く
  • はじ.ける
  • ただ.す
  • はじ.きゆみ

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 玉, 球, 珠, 弾

    ball; sphere; globe; orb

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

    ball (in sports)

    pile (of noodles, etc.)


    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



    precious; beautiful; excellent

  • 爆弾


  • 弾圧

    oppression; suppression; pressure

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