TAKOBOTO

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Readings
まる
maru
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: ○, まる, 1
circlecercle, rond, suffixe pour noms de bateaux

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Noun, used as a prefix
entirety, whole, full, complete

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Slang
money, dough, moola

esp. 丸
enclosure inside a castle's walls

See also: スッポン
Dialect: Kansai-ben
soft-shelled turtle

Suffix
See also: 麻呂, 3
esp. 丸
suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.Kreis, Ring, Rund, Zirkel, Kugelform, Geld (verschleiernd), Burg, Schloss, Ringmauer einer Burg, Vollständigkeit

Kanji
ON: ガンKUN: まる, まる.める, まる.い
round, seduce, curl up, roll up, make round, pills, -ship, perfection, full (month), explain away

ON: エンKUN: まる.い, まる, まど, まど.か, まろ.やか
circle, yen, round

Example sentences
我々は丸一ヶ月間、ブロードウェーで出演予定です。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), (まる), 一ヶ月 (いっかげつ), (かん), ブロードウェー, 出演 (しゅつえん), 予定 (よてい)We're booked for the whole month on Broadway.

ジョンとキャシーは興味も性格も違う。その二人を一緒にさせようとするのは丸穴に角釘を打つようなものだ。Parts: 興味 (きょうみ), 性格 (せいかく), 違う (ちがう), 其の (その), 二人 (ふたり), 一緒に (いっしょに), 為せる (させる), とする, (まる), (あな), 角釘 (かくくぎ), 打つ (うつ), (よう), (もの)John and Cathy have different tastes and different characters. Trying to get them together is like putting a square peg in a round hole.

私はそのレコードを買うのに3000円かかった。Parts: (わたし), 其の (その), レコード, 買う (かう), のに, (えん), 掛かる (かかる)It cost me 3,000 yen to buy the record.

完全な円にはもう見えないのである。Parts: 完全 (かんぜん), (えん), には, もう, 見える (みえる), であるIt no longer seems to be a perfect circle.

Community comments
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