0292-Jouyou-kanji “丸” Stroke Order and Meanings

“Circle” or “Round” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “丸”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “丸” means “Bullet”, “Whole” or “Inside of a castle” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "丸"

Jouyou Kanji “丸”

Jouyou Kanji "丸" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “丸” Stroke Order

Stroke # 3 Strokes
On-Yomi がん(gan)
Kun-Yomi まる(maru)
Meanings Round, Circle, Sphere
Make round
Inside of a castle
Whole, Entire
(Used as subscript character for ship names, sword names etc)

Kanji words which contain Kanji “丸”, and their meanings

Words Meanings
丸薬(がんやく-ga n ya ku) Pill, Tablet
丸帯(まるおび) One-piece sash
丸木橋(まるきばし-ma ru ki ba shi) Log bridge
丸木舟 (or 丸太船)(まるきぶね (or まるたぶね)-ma ru ki bu ne ((or) ma ru ta bu ne)) Vessel made from logs, Dugout canoe
丸腰(まるごし-ma ru go shi) Unarmed, without weapons, Samurai is not carrying swords
丸本(まるほん-ma ru ho n) Reciter’s book, Complete set of books
一丸(いちがん-i chi ga n) ① Hunk, Lump, ② Together, Be united
弾丸(だんがん-da n ga n) Bullet, Shot
本丸(ほんまる-ho n ma ru) Inner citadel, Core, Center, Focus, Crux


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