Definition of "maru" [maru]

  • A suffix of Japanese ship names. (noun)
  • A diacritic ( ゜ ) used with Japanese kana to change an h to a p. (noun)
  • A large, circular punctuation mark ( 。 ) used as a full stop in Japanese text. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "maru" in a sentence
  • "In Japanese, the word maru means “circle”; the Japanese believe that ships complete a circle and return loved ones home safely."
  • "Maru derives from the Japanese word maru, meaning “circle.”"
  • "Paleoglot: Etruscan 'maru' : A non-existent title skip to main"
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