kanji for name

meaning of kanji

  • name
  • full name
  • given name
  • first name
hiragana
なまえ

drawing of kanji

名前

reading of kanji

namae

definition

Noun

  1. name
    • ある人または物が認識される、言語の最小構成単位
    • (a language unit by which a person or thing is known)
      • his name really is George Washington 彼の名前は本当にジョージ・ワシントンである
      • those are two names for the same thing それらは同じ物を表す2つの名前である
  2. given name, first name, forename
    • 姓の前にある名前
    • (the name that precedes the surname)
  3. appellative, designation, appellation, denomination
    • 誰かまたは何かが他から呼ばれる、分類されるあるいは区別されたにより、語を識別すること
    • (identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others)

meaning of kanji

  • full name
  • identity
hiragana
しめい

drawing of kanji

氏名

reading of kanji

si mei

meaning of kanji

  • real name
hiragana
ほんみょう

drawing of kanji

本名

reading of kanji

hon mi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • register of names
  • list of names
  • roll
  • register
  • roster
hiragana
めいぼ

drawing of kanji

名簿

reading of kanji

me ibo

meaning of kanji

  • name
  • given name
  • title
  • fame
  • renown
  • reputation
  • pretext
  • pretense
  • justification
  • appearance
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

na

meaning of kanji

  • signboard
  • sign
  • billboard
  • hoarding
  • doorplate
  • draw
  • attraction
  • feature
  • highlight
  • spokesman
  • figurehead
  • reputation (of a shop)
  • name
  • appearance
  • look
  • show
  • closing (for the day, esp. of a restaurant or bar)
  • closing time
hiragana
かんばん

drawing of kanji

看板

reading of kanji

kanban

meaning of kanji

  • to say
  • to utter
  • to declare
  • to name
  • to call
  • to go (e.g. “the alarm went ping”)
  • to make a noise
hiragana
いう

drawing of kanji

言う

reading of kanji

iu

meaning of kanji

  • seat
  • place
  • position
  • status
  • gathering
  • party
  • company
  • atmosphere (of a gathering)
  • stand
  • pedestal
  • platform
  • (historical) trade guild
  • attaches to the names of constellations
  • attaches to the names of theatres, cinemas and theatrical troupes
  • counter for theatres, deities, Buddhist images, tall mountains, and satokagura songs
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

za

meaning of kanji

  • teacher
  • master
  • doctor
  • with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific
  • previous existence
hiragana
せんせい

drawing of kanji

先生

reading of kanji

sensei

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

  • name (esp. on a deed, contract, etc.)
  • moral duty
  • justification
  • pretext
hiragana
めいぎ

drawing of kanji

名義

reading of kanji

mei gi

meaning of kanji

  • name
  • title
  • appellation
  • (something) nominal
  • (under the) pretext (of)
  • pretense
hiragana
めいもく

drawing of kanji

名目

reading of kanji

mei moku

meaning of kanji

  • brand
  • make
  • description
  • trading name of stocks and securities
hiragana
めいがら

drawing of kanji

銘柄

reading of kanji

mei gara

meaning of kanji

  • traditional cap worn by Shinto clergy and courtiers
  • crown
  • diadem
  • coronet
  • top kanji radical
  • first verse of a haikai, etc.
  • best
  • peerless
  • first
  • name
  • title
  • named sponsorship of a program, event, team, etc.
hiragana
かんむり

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kanmuri

meaning of kanji

  • name
  • title
hiragana
めいしょう

drawing of kanji

名称

reading of kanji

mei syo u

meaning of kanji

  • under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.)
  • under (a flag, the sun, etc.)
  • beneath
  • with (e.g. one blow)
  • on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that …)
  • in (e.g. the name of)
  • (somebody’s) side
  • (somebody’s) location
hiragana
もと

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

moto

meaning of kanji

  • temporary name
  • provisional name
hiragana
かしょう

drawing of kanji

仮称

reading of kanji

ka syo u

meaning of kanji

  • fixing (in place)
  • securing
  • anchoring
  • fastening down
  • fixing (e.g. salary, capital)
  • keeping the same
  • fixation (histology)
  • user name (on an online forum like 2ch where the majority of users post anonymously)
  • user who uses a online handle (instead of posting anonymously)
hiragana
こてい

drawing of kanji

固定

reading of kanji

kote i

meaning of kanji

  • surname
  • family name
  • hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
hiragana
せい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

sei

meaning of kanji

  • young lady of noble birth
  • princess (esp. in Western contexts, tales, etc.)
  • girl
  • small
  • cute
  • lesser (in names of species)
  • &kyb;
  • prostitute
hiragana
ひめ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hi me

meaning of kanji

  • thing
  • matter
  • incident
  • occurrence
  • event
  • something serious
  • trouble
  • crisis
  • circumstances
  • situation
  • state of affairs
  • work
  • business
  • affair
  • after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
  • nominalizing suffix
  • pretending to …
  • playing make-believe …
  • alias
  • aka
  • nickname
  • alternative name
  • also known as
hiragana
こと

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

koto

meaning of kanji

  • nisei
  • second-generation Japanese (or Korean, etc.)
  • foreigner of Japanese parentage
  • the Second (king, etc. of the same name)
  • second generation
  • junior
  • son
hiragana
にせい

drawing of kanji

二世

reading of kanji

ni sei

meaning of kanji

  • popular name
  • common name
  • nickname
  • alias
hiragana
つうしょう

drawing of kanji

通称

reading of kanji

tu u syo u

meaning of kanji

  • pet name
  • nickname
  • name used to indicate affection, intimacy, informality, etc.
hiragana
あいしょう

drawing of kanji

愛称

reading of kanji

ai syo u

meaning of kanji

  • transfer (of one’s name into another family register)
  • transfer (to another team, company, etc.)
hiragana
いせき

drawing of kanji

移籍

reading of kanji

i seki

meaning of kanji

  • to fall down
  • to drop
  • to fall (e.g. rain)
  • to sink (e.g. sun or moon)
  • to fall onto (e.g. light or one’s gaze)
  • to be used in a certain place (e.g. money)
  • to be omitted
  • to be missing
  • to decrease
  • to sink
  • to fail (e.g. exam or class)
  • to lose (contest, election, etc.)
  • to crash
  • to degenerate
  • to degrade
  • to fall behind
  • to become indecent (of a conversation)
  • to be ruined
  • to go under
  • to fade
  • to come out (e.g. a stain)
  • to come off (e.g. makeup)
  • to be removed (e.g. illness, possessing spirit, name on a list)
  • to fall (into someone’s hands)
  • to become someone’s possession
  • to fall (into a trap)
  • to fall (for a trick)
  • to give in
  • to give up
  • to confess
  • to flee
  • to fall
  • to be defeated
  • to surrender
  • to come to (in the end)
  • to end in
  • to fall (in love, asleep, etc.)
  • to swoon (judo)
  • to consent
  • to understand
  • to go down (of a website, server, etc.)
  • to crash
  • to log out (of an online game, chat room, etc.)
  • to drop out
  • to leave
  • to go offline
  • to die
  • to move to the depths
  • to go down (of a website, server, etc.)
hiragana
おちる

drawing of kanji

落ちる

reading of kanji

otiru

meaning of kanji

  • number
  • edition
  • make
  • model
  • issue
  • part of that group
  • sobriquet
  • pen-name
  • suffix attached to names of ships, trains, airplanes, etc.
hiragana
ごう

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

gou

meaning of kanji

  • name of company
hiragana
しゃめい

drawing of kanji

社名

reading of kanji

si xya mei

meaning of kanji

  • famous place
  • name of a part (of an instrument, etc.)
  • name and address
hiragana
めいしょ

drawing of kanji

名所

reading of kanji

mei syo

meaning of kanji

  • giving one’s name (or rank, etc.)
  • self-introduction
  • name readings of kanji
hiragana
なのり

drawing of kanji

名乗り

reading of kanji

na nori

meaning of kanji

  • country name
hiragana
こくめい

drawing of kanji

国名

reading of kanji

koku mei

meaning of kanji

  • former name of Hiroshima prefecture
hiragana
あき

drawing of kanji

安芸

reading of kanji

aki

meaning of kanji

  • real name
hiragana
じつめい

drawing of kanji

実名

reading of kanji

zi tume i

meaning of kanji

  • alias
  • pseudonym
  • pen name
  • nom de plume
hiragana
かめい

drawing of kanji

仮名

reading of kanji

kame i

meaning of kanji

  • place name
  • toponym
hiragana
ちめい

drawing of kanji

地名

reading of kanji

ti mei

meaning of kanji

  • to go by
  • to go past
  • to go along
  • to travel along
  • to pass through
  • to use (a road)
  • to take (a route)
  • to go via
  • to go by way of
  • to run (between)
  • to operate (between)
  • to connect
  • to go indoors
  • to go into a room
  • to be admitted
  • to be shown in
  • to be ushered in
  • to come in
  • to penetrate
  • to pierce
  • to skewer
  • to go through
  • to come through
  • to permeate
  • to soak into
  • to spread throughout
  • to carry (e.g. of a voice)
  • to reach far
  • to be passed on (e.g. of a customer’s order to the kitchen)
  • to be relayed
  • to be conveyed
  • to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.)
  • to be approved
  • to be accepted
  • to go by (a name)
  • to be known as
  • to be accepted as
  • to have a reputation for
  • to be coherent
  • to be logical
  • to be reasonable
  • to be comprehensible
  • to be understandable
  • to make sense
  • to get across (e.g. of one’s point)
  • to be understood
  • to be straight (e.g. wood grain)
  • to be well-informed
  • to be wise
  • to do … completely
  • to do … thoroughly
hiragana
とおる

drawing of kanji

通る

reading of kanji

tooru

meaning of kanji

  • anonymity
  • using an assumed name
hiragana
とくめい

drawing of kanji

匿名

reading of kanji

toku mei

meaning of kanji

  • nameless
  • unnamed
  • anonymous
  • unsigned
  • obscure
  • unknown
  • not famous
  • causeless
  • unjustifiable
hiragana
むめい

drawing of kanji

無名

reading of kanji

mu mei

meaning of kanji

  • another name
  • nickname
  • alias
  • synonym (taxonomy)
hiragana
いみょう

drawing of kanji

異名

reading of kanji

i mi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • same name
  • homonym
hiragana
どうめい

drawing of kanji

同名

reading of kanji

dou mei

meaning of kanji

  • name of a disease
hiragana
びょうめい

drawing of kanji

病名

reading of kanji

byou mei

meaning of kanji

  • simplified receipt with a blank line to be filled out with the customer’s name (used specifically for claiming expenses)
  • hand-written receipt
hiragana
りょうしゅうしょ

drawing of kanji

領収書

reading of kanji

ryou syuu syo

meaning of kanji

  • call
  • summons
  • paging
  • curtain call
  • usher who calls the names of wrestlers, sweeps the ring, etc.
  • telephone number at which a person without a telephone can be reached
  • box-shaped area containing clean water for rinsing oneself (in an Edo-period bathhouse)
  • high-ranking prostitute in the Yoshiwara district (Edo period)
  • unlicensed prostitute in the Fukagawa red-light district (Edo period)
hiragana
よびだし

drawing of kanji

呼び出し

reading of kanji

yobi da si

meaning of kanji

  • naming
  • giving a name
  • designation
  • denomination
  • nominal
hiragana
こしょう

drawing of kanji

呼称

reading of kanji

kosyou

meaning of kanji

  • calling by name
  • designation
  • nomination
hiragana
なざし

drawing of kanji

名指し

reading of kanji

na za si

meaning of kanji

  • Echigo
  • old name for Niigata Prefecture
hiragana
えちご

drawing of kanji

越後

reading of kanji

e ti go

meaning of kanji

  • one’s original family name
  • maiden name
hiragana
きゅうせい

drawing of kanji

旧姓

reading of kanji

kyuu sei

meaning of kanji

  • in name and in reality
  • nominally and virtually
  • form and contents
hiragana
めいじつ

drawing of kanji

名実

reading of kanji

mei zi tu

meaning of kanji

  • name of a piece of music
  • (musical) number
  • (musical) program
  • programme
  • selection (of music)
  • list of songs
hiragana
きょくもく

drawing of kanji

曲目

reading of kanji

ki xyo kumo ku

meaning of kanji

  • first letter of a word
  • capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence)
  • initials (of one’s name)
hiragana
かしらもじ

drawing of kanji

頭文字

reading of kanji

kasira mo zi

meaning of kanji

  • stage name
hiragana
げいめい

drawing of kanji

芸名

reading of kanji

ge i mei

meaning of kanji

  • title
  • name
  • degree
hiragana
しょうごう

drawing of kanji

称号

reading of kanji

syou gou

meaning of kanji

  • alias
  • pseudonym
  • pen name
  • nom de plume
  • different name
  • other name
hiragana
べつめい

drawing of kanji

別名

reading of kanji

be tume i

meaning of kanji

  • smooth (of a surface)
  • glassy
  • velvety
  • soft
  • smooth (of an action, proceedings, etc.)
  • fluent (speech)
  • fluid
  • trouble-free
  • continuously differentiable
hiragana
なめらか

drawing of kanji

滑らか

reading of kanji

nameraka

meaning of kanji

  • to take the name of
  • to call oneself
  • to pretend
  • to feign
  • to purport
hiragana
しょうする

drawing of kanji

称する

reading of kanji

syou suru

meaning of kanji

  • person’s name
hiragana
じんめい

drawing of kanji

人名

reading of kanji

zi n mei

meaning of kanji

  • public name
  • announcing publicly
  • nominal
hiragana
こうしょう

drawing of kanji

公称

reading of kanji

kou syo u

meaning of kanji

  • succession to another’s professional name
hiragana
しゅうめい

drawing of kanji

襲名

reading of kanji

syuu mei

meaning of kanji

  • to give one’s name (as)
  • to introduce oneself (as)
  • to claim to be
  • to call oneself
  • to wear the title of
  • to reveal oneself (as)
  • to admit to being
  • to adopt as one’s name
  • to take (a name)
  • to call out the goods one is selling
hiragana
なのる

drawing of kanji

名乗る

reading of kanji

na noru

meaning of kanji

  • popular name
  • common name
  • given name
hiragana
よびな

drawing of kanji

呼び名

reading of kanji

yobi na

meaning of kanji

  • to be titled (e.g. a book)
  • to be named
hiragana
だいする

drawing of kanji

題する

reading of kanji

dai suru

meaning of kanji

  • Ajinomoto
  • brand name of monosodium glutamate (MSG)
hiragana
あじのもと

drawing of kanji

味の素

reading of kanji

azinomoto

meaning of kanji

  • general term
  • generic name
hiragana
そうしょう

drawing of kanji

総称

reading of kanji

sou syo u

meaning of kanji

  • name of an imperial era (e.g. Heisei, Shōwa)
hiragana
ねんごう

drawing of kanji

年号

reading of kanji

nen gou

meaning of kanji

  • product name
  • name of an article
hiragana
ひんめい

drawing of kanji

品名

reading of kanji

hin mei

meaning of kanji

  • posthumous Buddhist name
hiragana
かいみょう

drawing of kanji

戒名

reading of kanji

kai mi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • scientific name
  • technical name
  • binomial name
  • Latin name
hiragana
がくめい

drawing of kanji

学名

reading of kanji

gaku mei

meaning of kanji

  • signature
  • register
  • to put one’s name on
  • to sign
  • stamped name
  • typed name
hiragana
きめい

drawing of kanji

記名

reading of kanji

kime i

meaning of kanji

  • surname
  • family name
hiragana
みょうじ

drawing of kanji

名字

reading of kanji

mi xyo uzi

meaning of kanji

  • name change
hiragana
かいめい

drawing of kanji

改名

reading of kanji

kai mei

meaning of kanji

  • to name
  • to call
  • to christen
  • to term
hiragana
なづける

drawing of kanji

名付ける

reading of kanji

na zukeru

meaning of kanji

  • in name but not in reality
hiragana
ゆうめいむじつ

drawing of kanji

有名無実

reading of kanji

yuu mei mu zi tu

meaning of kanji

  • name plate
  • name tag
  • label
hiragana
なふだ

drawing of kanji

名札

reading of kanji

na hu da

meaning of kanji

  • famous historic spot
  • family name
  • professional name
hiragana
めいせき

drawing of kanji

名跡

reading of kanji

mei seki

meaning of kanji

  • main temple
  • main building of a shrine
  • alternate name for the Shishiden
  • Hall for State Ceremonies
  • central building of a palace
  • State Chamber
hiragana
せいでん

drawing of kanji

正殿

reading of kanji

sei de n

meaning of kanji

  • in name only
  • titular
  • nominal
hiragana
なばかり

drawing of kanji

名ばかり

reading of kanji

na bakari

meaning of kanji

  • godparent
  • first person to give something its name
hiragana
なづけおや

drawing of kanji

名付け親

reading of kanji

na zuke oya

meaning of kanji

  • to put clothes on (someone)
  • to plate
  • to gild
  • to veneer
  • to accuse (of some crime)
  • to give (a bad name)
hiragana
きせる

drawing of kanji

着せる

reading of kanji

kiseru

meaning of kanji

  • Japanese name (often of plants and animals, and written in kana)
hiragana
わみょう

drawing of kanji

和名

reading of kanji

wa mi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • false name
  • alias
  • assumed name
  • pseudonym
hiragana
ぎめい

drawing of kanji

偽名

reading of kanji

gi mei

meaning of kanji

  • full name
hiragana
せいめい

drawing of kanji

姓名

reading of kanji

sei mei

meaning of kanji

  • electrician
  • electrical engineering
  • electric works (following company name)
hiragana
でんこう

drawing of kanji

電工

reading of kanji

denkou

meaning of kanji

  • haikai
  • collective name for haiku, haibun, haiga, senryū, etc.
  • humorous or vulgar renga poetry
hiragana
はいかい

drawing of kanji

俳諧

reading of kanji

haikai

meaning of kanji

  • nameplate
  • doorplate
hiragana
ひょうさつ

drawing of kanji

表札

reading of kanji

hyou satu

meaning of kanji

  • name of store
  • trade name (esp. of a sole proprietorship)
  • stage name (e.g. of actor)
hiragana
やごう

drawing of kanji

屋号

reading of kanji

ya gou

meaning of kanji

  • alias
  • pseudonym
  • pen name
  • nom de plume
hiragana
ひつめい

drawing of kanji

筆名

reading of kanji

hitu mei

meaning of kanji

  • name of an imperial era (e.g. Heisei, Shōwa)
hiragana
げんごう

drawing of kanji

元号

reading of kanji

ge n gou

meaning of kanji

  • name of a crime
  • charge
hiragana
ざいめい

drawing of kanji

罪名

reading of kanji

za i mei

meaning of kanji

  • former name
  • maiden name
hiragana
きゅうめい

drawing of kanji

旧名

reading of kanji

kyuu mei

meaning of kanji

  • removing a name
  • expelling (e.g. from school)
  • decommissioning
hiragana
じょせき

drawing of kanji

除籍

reading of kanji

zi xyo seki

meaning of kanji

  • name of a town or street
hiragana
ちょうめい

drawing of kanji

町名

reading of kanji

tyou mei

meaning of kanji

  • good name
  • high reputation
hiragana
びめい

drawing of kanji

美名

reading of kanji

bi mei

meaning of kanji

  • fame
  • glory
  • reputation
  • English name of plants and animals
hiragana
えいめい

drawing of kanji

英名

reading of kanji

ei mei

meaning of kanji

  • firm name
  • trade name
hiragana
しょうごう

drawing of kanji

商号

reading of kanji

syou gou

meaning of kanji

  • that is
  • namely
  • i.e.
hiragana
すなわち

drawing of kanji

即ち

reading of kanji

sunawati

meaning of kanji

  • family name
  • house name
  • family honour
  • family honor
hiragana
かめい

drawing of kanji

家名

reading of kanji

kame i

meaning of kanji

  • vacant post
  • vacancy
  • post in name only
hiragana
くうい

drawing of kanji

空位

reading of kanji

kuu i

meaning of kanji

  • alias
  • pseudonym
  • pen name
  • nom de plume
hiragana
がごう

drawing of kanji

雅号

reading of kanji

ga gou
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