Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Use it online here or download an offline app
Out-dated or obsolete kana usage
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
丸い usu. refers to ball-shaped, and 円い to disc-shaped objects
round, circular, sphericalcirculaire, rond, sphérique

See also: 丸く収まる
harmonious, calmкруглыйrund, kugelrund, kreisförmig, zirkular, kugelförmig, sphärisch, ohne Kanten, geschwungen, voll, ruhig, friedlich, harmonisch, nicht widerspenstig

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

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
彼が仲裁してその場は丸く収めた。Parts: (かれ), 仲裁 (ちゅうさい), その場 (そのば), 丸い (まるい), 収める (おさめる)He intervened and settled the matter peacefully for the time being.

コロンブスは地球が丸いと信じていた。Parts: 地球 (ちきゅう), 丸い (まるい), 信じる (しんじる)Christophe Colomb croyait que la terre était ronde.
Columbus believed that the Earth was round.

Community comments
The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!