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円い vs 丸い

They both mean round but is there a difference between 円い vs 丸い? (まるい)

May 13, 2019

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Normally it's 丸い like a ball (spherical things) and 円い like a coin (circular things). In actual use though you'll probably see cases where either kanji is used to describe both shapes.

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