kanji for heaven

meaning of kanji

  • paradise
  • heaven
  • Kingdom of Heaven
hiragana
てんごく

drawing of kanji

天国

reading of kanji

ten goku

definition

Noun

  1. heaven
    • 神と天使の住まい
    • (the abode of God and the angels)
  2. valhalla, walhalla
    • 最高神オーディンにより戦場で勇敢に戦って死んだ兵士を招かれる大広間
    • (the hall in which the souls of heros slain in battle were received by Odin)
  3. eden, nirvana, shangri-la, promised land, heaven, paradise
    • 至福と喜びと平和に満ちた場所
    • (any place of complete bliss and delight and peace)

meaning of kanji

  • sky
  • heaven
  • svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth)
  • deva (divine being of Buddhism)
hiragana
てん

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ten

meaning of kanji

  • heavenly body
  • celestial body
  • astronomical object
hiragana
てんたい

drawing of kanji

天体

reading of kanji

ten tai

meaning of kanji

  • wide open sky
  • the blue
  • heavens
  • firmament
hiragana
おおぞら

drawing of kanji

大空

reading of kanji

oo zo ra

meaning of kanji

  • above the clouds
  • heaven
  • the Imperial Court
  • something unreachable
  • place of out of reach
hiragana
くものうえ

drawing of kanji

雲の上

reading of kanji

kumo no ue

meaning of kanji

  • sky
  • air
  • ether
  • firmament
  • the heavens
hiragana
てんくう

drawing of kanji

天空

reading of kanji

ten kuu

meaning of kanji

  • star (usu. not including the Sun)
  • planet (usu. not including Earth)
  • heavenly body
  • star (glyph, symbol, shape)
  • star (actor, player, etc.)
  • small dot
  • spot
  • fleck
  • star point (in go)
  • hoshi
  • intersection marked with a dot
  • perp
  • perpetrator
  • mark
  • offender
  • suspect
  • bullseye
  • one’s star (that determines one’s fate)
  • one’s fortune
  • point
  • score
hiragana
ほし

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hosi

meaning of kanji

  • retiring high-ranking government officials taking a lucrative job in a private or semi-private corporation
  • command (from superior to inferior, government to private sector, etc.)
  • order
  • imposition
  • descent from heaven
hiragana
あまくだり

drawing of kanji

天下り

reading of kanji

amaku dari

meaning of kanji

  • heaven and earth
  • the universe
  • nature
  • top and bottom
  • realm
  • sphere
  • world
  • top and bottom
  • gods of heaven and earth
hiragana
てんち

drawing of kanji

天地

reading of kanji

ten ti

meaning of kanji

  • heavenly god
  • heavenly gods
  • spirit of Sugawara no Michizane
  • Tenmangu shrine (dedicated to Michizane’s spirit)
  • pit of a dried plum
  • dried plum
  • tenjin hairstyle
  • prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period)
hiragana
てんじん

drawing of kanji

天神

reading of kanji

ten zi n

meaning of kanji

  • the Four Heavenly Kings (Dhrtarastra, Virudhaka, Virupaksa, and Vaisravana)
  • the big four (i.e. four leaders in a given field)
hiragana
してんのう

drawing of kanji

四天王

reading of kanji

siten nou

meaning of kanji

  • God’s will
  • heaven’s decree
  • mandate of Heaven
  • fate
  • karma
  • destiny
  • one’s life
  • one’s lifespan
hiragana
てんめい

drawing of kanji

天命

reading of kanji

ten mei

meaning of kanji

  • heaven-sent child (in answer to a Shinto or Buddhist prayer)
hiragana
もうしご

drawing of kanji

申し子

reading of kanji

mousi go

meaning of kanji

  • heavenly nymph
  • celestial maiden
hiragana
てんにょ

drawing of kanji

天女

reading of kanji

ten ni xyo

meaning of kanji

  • entering Nirvana
  • becoming a Buddha
  • going to heaven
  • resting in peace
  • dying (peacefully)
hiragana
じょうぶつ

drawing of kanji

成仏

reading of kanji

zyoubu tu

meaning of kanji

  • best article under heaven
  • peerless
hiragana
てんかいっぴん

drawing of kanji

天下一品

reading of kanji

ten ka ixtu pin

meaning of kanji

  • the world
  • the earth
  • this world (as opposed to heaven)
hiragana
げかい

drawing of kanji

下界

reading of kanji

ge kai
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