kanji for live

meaning of kanji

  • to live
  • to exist
  • to make a living
  • to subsist
  • to be in effect
  • to be in use
  • to function
  • to come to life
  • to be enlivened
  • to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
hiragana
いきる

drawing of kanji

生きる

reading of kanji

iki ru

definition

Verb

  1. experience, see, go through
    • 経る、あるいは乗り切る
    • (go or live through)
      • We had many trials to go through 私たちには、経験すべき多くの試練があった
  2. be, live
    • 生きて、生きる
    • (have life, be alive)
      • My grandfather lived until the end of war 私の祖父は終戦まで生きた
  3. live
    • ある種の生活を送る
    • (lead a certain kind of life)
      • we had to live frugally after the war 我々は、戦争の後、質素に生きなければならなかった
  4. survive, exist, subsist, live
    • 自活する
    • (support oneself)
      • he could barely exist on such a low wage 彼はそのような低賃金では暮らすことがほとんどできなかった
      • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City? ニューヨークで、1カ月2000ドルで生活できる?
      • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day 世界の多くの人は1日に1ドルで生活しなくてはならない
  5. go, survive, endure, last, hold out, hold up, live on, live
    • 苦難または逆境を通して生き続ける
    • (continue to live through hardship or adversity)
      • We went without water and food for 3 days 私たちは3日間水と食物もなしで生活した
      • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America これらの迷信はアメリカの田舎に存続する
      • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents そのレーサーは、いくつかの深刻な事故を乗り越えた
      • how long can a person last without food and water? どれくらい長い間、人は食物と水なしで生きられるのだろうか?
  6. hold, prevail, obtain
    • 有効か、あるいは適用可能か、真実である
    • (be valid, applicable, or true)
      • This theory still holds この理論はまだ成り立つ

meaning of kanji

  • live broadcast
hiragana
なまほうそう

drawing of kanji

生放送

reading of kanji

nama housou

meaning of kanji

  • living
  • life (one’s daily existence)
  • livelihood
hiragana
せいかつ

drawing of kanji

生活

reading of kanji

sei katu

meaning of kanji

  • lively
  • active
  • vigorous
  • animated
  • brisk
hiragana
かっぱつ

drawing of kanji

活発

reading of kanji

kappa tu

meaning of kanji

  • existence
  • being
  • survival
  • to exist
  • to live
  • to survive
hiragana
せいぞん

drawing of kanji

生存

reading of kanji

sei zo n

meaning of kanji

  • in a lively way
  • vividly
  • freshly
  • animatedly
  • actively
  • energetically
hiragana
いきいき

drawing of kanji

生き生き

reading of kanji

ikiiki

meaning of kanji

  • energy
  • liveliness
hiragana
かっき

drawing of kanji

活気

reading of kanji

kaxtu ki

meaning of kanji

  • liver
  • innards
  • courage
  • spirit
  • pluck
  • guts
  • crux
  • essential point
hiragana
きも

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ki mo

meaning of kanji

  • business conditions
  • the market
  • economic activity
  • economic climate
  • good (economic) times
  • prosperity
  • boom
  • liveliness
  • energy
  • vigour
  • vigor
  • spirit
hiragana
けいき

drawing of kanji

景気

reading of kanji

ke iki

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • living
  • livelihood
  • life circumstances
hiragana
くらし

drawing of kanji

暮らし

reading of kanji

kurasi

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • lifetime
  • career
  • for life
  • all one’s life
  • throughout one’s life
  • as long as one lives
hiragana
しょうがい

drawing of kanji

生涯

reading of kanji

syouga i

meaning of kanji

  • Japanese laurel
  • spotted laurel
  • Aucuba japonica
  • live tree
hiragana
あおき

drawing of kanji

青木

reading of kanji

ao ki

meaning of kanji

  • defeat
  • loss
  • losing (a game)
  • failing to live up to (one’s name, looks, etc.)
  • discount
  • loss (on a sale)
hiragana
まけ

drawing of kanji

負け

reading of kanji

make

meaning of kanji

  • liver
hiragana
かんぞう

drawing of kanji

肝臓

reading of kanji

kanzou

meaning of kanji

  • lively
  • full of spirit
  • energetic
  • vigorous
  • vital
  • spirited
  • healthy
  • well
  • fit
  • in good health
hiragana
げんき

drawing of kanji

元気

reading of kanji

genki

meaning of kanji

  • to send (a thing)
  • to dispatch
  • to despatch
  • to transmit
  • to take or escort (a person somewhere)
  • to see off (a person)
  • to bid farewell (to the departed)
  • to bury
  • to spend (time)
  • to live one’s life
  • to pass (down the line)
  • to affix okurigana
hiragana
おくる

drawing of kanji

送る

reading of kanji

o kuru

meaning of kanji

  • cooked rice
  • meal
  • food
  • one’s livelihood
hiragana
めし

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

mesi

meaning of kanji

  • life insurance
  • livelihood protection
  • public assistance
  • welfare
hiragana
せいほ

drawing of kanji

生保

reading of kanji

sei ho

meaning of kanji

  • public welfare
  • the people’s livelihood
hiragana
みんせい

drawing of kanji

民生

reading of kanji

mi n sei

meaning of kanji

  • industry
  • livelihood
  • occupation
hiragana
さんぎょう

drawing of kanji

産業

reading of kanji

san gyo u

meaning of kanji

  • to make (the best) use of
  • to put to good use
  • to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.)
  • to capitalise on (experience, etc.)
  • to let live
  • to keep alive
  • to revive
  • to resuscitate
  • to bring back to life
  • to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
hiragana
いかす

drawing of kanji

生かす

reading of kanji

ikasu

meaning of kanji

  • domestic animals
  • livestock
  • cattle
hiragana
かちく

drawing of kanji

家畜

reading of kanji

kati ku

meaning of kanji

  • hearty
  • exciting
  • stirring
  • lively
  • heroic
  • largehearted
  • splendid
hiragana
ごうかい

drawing of kanji

豪快

reading of kanji

go ukai

meaning of kanji

  • living
  • being alive
  • freshness
  • liveliness
  • vitality
  • situation in which a group of stones cannot be captured because it contains two or more gaps (in go)
  • stet
  • leave as-is (proofreading)
  • damned
hiragana
いき

drawing of kanji

生き

reading of kanji

iki

meaning of kanji

  • one’s own convenience
  • one’s way
  • selfishness
  • surroundings
  • environment
  • way of doing things
  • convenience
  • ease of use
  • financial circumstances
  • living
  • livelihood
  • kitchen
  • right hand (in archery)
  • hand that pulls the bowstring
  • unauthorised (e.g. phone app, WWW site)
  • unofficial
hiragana
かって

drawing of kanji

勝手

reading of kanji

katte

meaning of kanji

  • animal husbandry
  • livestock industry
hiragana
ちくさん

drawing of kanji

畜産

reading of kanji

tiku san

meaning of kanji

  • live coals (for firelighting)
  • cause (of disturbance, conflict, etc.)
  • trigger
hiragana
ひだね

drawing of kanji

火種

reading of kanji

hida ne

meaning of kanji

  • live bullets
  • live ammunition
  • ball cartridge
  • money
hiragana
じつだん

drawing of kanji

実弾

reading of kanji

zi tu da n

meaning of kanji

  • actual state (of things)
  • real state
  • actual condition
  • real condition
  • actual scene
  • live
  • on-the-scene
  • reporting live
  • live coverage
  • live broadcasting
hiragana
じっきょう

drawing of kanji

実況

reading of kanji

zixtu kyou

meaning of kanji

  • cirrhosis of the liver
hiragana
かんこうへん

drawing of kanji

肝硬変

reading of kanji

kan kou hen

meaning of kanji

  • livelihood
  • living
hiragana
せいけい

drawing of kanji

生計

reading of kanji

sei kei

meaning of kanji

  • short life
  • short lived
hiragana
たんめい

drawing of kanji

短命

reading of kanji

tan mei

meaning of kanji

  • to drift
  • to float
  • to waft (e.g. a scent)
  • to hang in the air
  • to be in the air (e.g. a feeling or mood)
  • to wander
  • to walk around aimlessly
  • to be unsteady
  • to be unstable
  • to falter
  • to flinch
  • to wince
  • to live in unreliable circumstances
hiragana
ただよう

drawing of kanji

漂う

reading of kanji

tadayou

meaning of kanji

  • live broadcast (radio, TV)
  • live coverage
hiragana
なまちゅうけい

drawing of kanji

生中継

reading of kanji

nama tyuu kei

meaning of kanji

  • grand
  • magnificent
  • lavish
  • large scale
  • prosperous
  • thriving
  • lively
  • forceful
  • powerful
  • vigorous
hiragana
せいだい

drawing of kanji

盛大

reading of kanji

sei dai

meaning of kanji

  • lively group (usu. young people)
  • dynamic bunch
  • group (art)
hiragana
ぐんぞう

drawing of kanji

群像

reading of kanji

gun zou

meaning of kanji

  • lively
  • green
  • fresh
  • raw
  • vivid
  • graphic
hiragana
なまなましい

drawing of kanji

生々しい

reading of kanji

namanamasii

meaning of kanji

  • final stage
  • last spurt
  • live printing area (in publishing)
  • gallery (theatre)
  • driving (animals, fish, etc.)
  • herding
  • chasing
hiragana
おいこみ

drawing of kanji

追い込み

reading of kanji

oi komi

meaning of kanji

  • lively motion
  • throb
hiragana
やくどう

drawing of kanji

躍動

reading of kanji

ya kudou

meaning of kanji

  • cheerful
  • jovial
  • merry
  • lively
  • weather
  • season
  • spirit of yang
hiragana
ようき

drawing of kanji

陽気

reading of kanji

yo uki

meaning of kanji

  • live-in domestic service
  • live-in apprenticeship
  • public duty
hiragana
ほうこう

drawing of kanji

奉公

reading of kanji

houkou

meaning of kanji

  • to be
  • to exist
  • to live
  • to have
  • to be located
  • to be equipped with
  • to happen
  • to come about
hiragana
ある

drawing of kanji

有る

reading of kanji

aru

meaning of kanji

  • one’s registered domicile (as recorded in the family register)
  • one’s legal domicile (as opposed to where one lives)
hiragana
ほんせき

drawing of kanji

本籍

reading of kanji

hon seki

meaning of kanji

  • to eat
  • to live on (e.g. a salary)
  • to live off
  • to subsist on
hiragana
たべる

drawing of kanji

食べる

reading of kanji

taberu

meaning of kanji

  • to spring
  • to bound
  • to bounce
  • to be stimulated
  • to be encouraged
  • to get lively
  • to pay handsomely
  • to splurge
  • to part eagerly with (money, etc.)
  • to breathe hard
  • to pant
  • to be out of breath
hiragana
はずむ

drawing of kanji

弾む

reading of kanji

hazumu

meaning of kanji

  • to roll in
  • to tumble into
  • to visit (esp. to stay overnight as an unwanted guest)
  • to come to live with
  • to fall in one’s way
  • to fall into one’s lap
hiragana
ころがりこむ

drawing of kanji

転がり込む

reading of kanji

korogari komu

meaning of kanji

  • on-the-spot filming or photography
  • live filming (as opposed to animation)
  • actual picture (as opposed to a drawing)
  • photographic image (as opposed to a drawing, computer-generated image, etc.)
  • real picture or story (as opposed to fiction, imaginary scene, etc.)
  • describing actual scenes (in writing, drawings, paintings, etc.)
  • documentary (film)
hiragana
じっしゃ

drawing of kanji

実写

reading of kanji

zixtu si xya

meaning of kanji

  • heroic
  • brave
  • majestic
  • soul-stirring
  • lively
  • gallant
hiragana
ゆうそう

drawing of kanji

勇壮

reading of kanji

yuu sou

meaning of kanji

  • live-in (e.g. job)
hiragana
すみこみ

drawing of kanji

住み込み

reading of kanji

sumi komi

meaning of kanji

  • to eat
  • to live
  • to make a living
  • to survive
  • to bite
  • to sting (as insects do)
  • to tease
  • to torment
  • to taunt
  • to make light of
  • to make fun of
  • to encroach on
  • to eat into
  • to consume
  • to defeat a superior
  • to threaten a position
  • to consume time and-or resources
  • to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event)
  • to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
hiragana
くう

drawing of kanji

食う

reading of kanji

kuu

meaning of kanji

  • food and clothing
  • livelihood
  • living
  • to feed and clothe
hiragana
いしょく

drawing of kanji

衣食

reading of kanji

i syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • to dwell
  • to live
  • to remain
  • to stay at
  • to take shelter at
  • to stop at
  • to lodge at
  • to be pregnant
  • to be part of a constellation
  • to be a parasite (bugs, plants, etc.)
hiragana
やどる

drawing of kanji

宿る

reading of kanji

ya doru

meaning of kanji

  • to live
  • to reside
  • to inhabit
hiragana
すまう

drawing of kanji

住まう

reading of kanji

suma u

meaning of kanji

  • live program
  • live programme
hiragana
なまばんぐみ

drawing of kanji

生番組

reading of kanji

nama ban gu mi

meaning of kanji

  • happi coat
  • happy coat
  • workman’s livery coat
  • traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
hiragana
はっぴ

drawing of kanji

法被

reading of kanji

happi

meaning of kanji

  • vivid description
  • painting a lively picture of
hiragana
かっしゃ

drawing of kanji

活写

reading of kanji

kaxtu si xya

meaning of kanji

  • to be a live-in employee
  • to live in
  • to live with
hiragana
すみこむ

drawing of kanji

住み込む

reading of kanji

sumi komu

meaning of kanji

  • to arrange (flowers)
  • to plant
  • living
  • live
hiragana
いける

drawing of kanji

生ける

reading of kanji

ike ru

meaning of kanji

  • to live
  • to get along
  • to spend (time)
hiragana
くらす

drawing of kanji

暮らす

reading of kanji

kurasu

meaning of kanji

  • cheerful
  • lively
  • lighthearted
hiragana
かいかつ

drawing of kanji

快活

reading of kanji

kai katu

meaning of kanji

  • peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu)
  • provincial (i.e. a person who lives far from the city)
  • brutish, unsophisticated warrior (esp. used by Kyoto samurai to refer to samurai from eastern Japan)
  • foreigner
  • barbarian
hiragana
えびす

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ebisu

meaning of kanji

  • lively
  • vigorous
  • energetic
  • healthy
  • avid (e.g. desire)
  • rich (e.g. imagination)
  • full of (energy, appetite, curiosity, etc.)
  • brimming with
hiragana
おうせい

drawing of kanji

旺盛

reading of kanji

ou sei

meaning of kanji

  • all one’s life
  • throughout one’s life
  • as long as one lives
hiragana
しゅうせい

drawing of kanji

終生

reading of kanji

syuu sei

meaning of kanji

  • occupation
  • calling
  • livelihood
hiragana
なりわい

drawing of kanji

生業

reading of kanji

nariwai

meaning of kanji

  • dark reddish-brown
  • liver color
hiragana
ちゃかっしょく

drawing of kanji

茶褐色

reading of kanji

tya kaxtu syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • stain
  • spot
  • smudge
  • blot
  • smear
  • blotch
  • spot (on one’s skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot)
  • blemish
  • discoloration
  • freckle
hiragana
しみ

drawing of kanji

染み

reading of kanji

simi

meaning of kanji

  • lively song
  • lively dance
hiragana
じんく

drawing of kanji

甚句

reading of kanji

zi n ku

meaning of kanji

  • luxury
  • extravagance
  • to live in luxury
  • to indulge oneself
  • lavish (use of something)
  • abundant
  • copious
  • wasteful
hiragana
ぜいたく

drawing of kanji

贅沢

reading of kanji

zeitaku

meaning of kanji

  • live fish and shellfish (kept in a tank in a restaurant)
hiragana
かつぎょ

drawing of kanji

活魚

reading of kanji

katugi xyo

meaning of kanji

  • live decoy fishing (esp. for sweetfish)
hiragana
ともづり

drawing of kanji

友釣り

reading of kanji

tomo zu ri

meaning of kanji

  • to be in high spirits
  • to be encouraged
  • to be lively
  • to cheer up
hiragana
いさむ

drawing of kanji

勇む

reading of kanji

isamu

meaning of kanji

  • appetizer or snack served with drinks
  • performance to liven up a bar
  • conversation to liven up a party
hiragana
さかな

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

sakana

meaning of kanji

  • to live (of humans)
  • to reside
  • to inhabit
  • to dwell
  • to abide
hiragana
すむ

drawing of kanji

住む

reading of kanji

sumu

meaning of kanji

  • to survive
  • to live long
hiragana
いきのびる

drawing of kanji

生き延びる

reading of kanji

iki nobiru
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