kanji for year

meaning of kanji

  • year
  • age
  • years
  • past one’s prime
  • old age
hiragana
とし

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

tosi

meaning of kanji

  • this year
hiragana
ことし

drawing of kanji

今年

reading of kanji

kotosi

meaning of kanji

  • last year
hiragana
さくねん

drawing of kanji

昨年

reading of kanji

saku nen

meaning of kanji

  • spring
  • springtime
  • New Year
  • prime (of one’s life, etc.)
  • adolescence
  • puberty
  • sexuality
hiragana
はる

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

haru

meaning of kanji

  • the preceding year
  • the previous year
  • last year
hiragana
ぜんねん

drawing of kanji

前年

reading of kanji

zen nen

meaning of kanji

  • (period of) a year
  • during an era
hiragana
ねんかん

drawing of kanji

年間

reading of kanji

nen kan

meaning of kanji

  • next year
hiragana
らいねん

drawing of kanji

来年

reading of kanji

ra i nen

meaning of kanji

  • year before last
hiragana
おととし

drawing of kanji

一昨年

reading of kanji

ototosi

meaning of kanji

  • whole year
  • entire year
  • n-th year anniversary
hiragana
しゅうねん

drawing of kanji

周年

reading of kanji

syuu nen

meaning of kanji

  • pupil in … year
  • student in … year
hiragana
ねんせい

drawing of kanji

年生

reading of kanji

nen sei

meaning of kanji

  • this spring
  • spring this year
hiragana
こんしゅん

drawing of kanji

今春

reading of kanji

kon syun

meaning of kanji

  • this year
  • this fiscal year
  • this school year
hiragana
こんねんど

drawing of kanji

今年度

reading of kanji

kon nendo

meaning of kanji

  • preceding fiscal year
hiragana
ぜんねんど

drawing of kanji

前年度

reading of kanji

zen nendo

meaning of kanji

  • fiscal year (usu. April 1 to March 31 in Japan)
  • financial year
  • academic year
  • school year
  • product year
hiragana
ねんど

drawing of kanji

年度

reading of kanji

nendo

meaning of kanji

  • by the end of the year
hiragana
ねんない

drawing of kanji

年内

reading of kanji

nen nai

meaning of kanji

  • every year
  • yearly
  • annually
hiragana
まいとし

drawing of kanji

毎年

reading of kanji

mai to si

meaning of kanji

  • season
  • time of year
hiragana
きせつ

drawing of kanji

季節

reading of kanji

ki setu

meaning of kanji

  • same period
  • corresponding period
  • same year (of graduation, entering a company, etc.)
  • contemporary
  • classmate
  • synchronization
  • synchronism
hiragana
どうき

drawing of kanji

同期

reading of kanji

douki

meaning of kanji

  • half year
hiragana
はんとし

drawing of kanji

半年

reading of kanji

han to si

meaning of kanji

  • junior college
  • vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
hiragana
たんだい

drawing of kanji

短大

reading of kanji

tan dai

meaning of kanji

  • that year
  • same year
  • same age
hiragana
どうねん

drawing of kanji

同年

reading of kanji

dou nen

meaning of kanji

  • following year
hiragana
よくねん

drawing of kanji

翌年

reading of kanji

yoku nen

meaning of kanji

  • command
  • order
  • dictation
  • nth year in the Reiwa era (May 1, 2019-)
hiragana
れい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

rei

meaning of kanji

  • average (normal, ordinary) year
  • every year
  • annually
hiragana
れいねん

drawing of kanji

例年

reading of kanji

rei nen

meaning of kanji

  • this autumn
  • this fall
  • autumn of this year
hiragana
こんしゅう

drawing of kanji

今秋

reading of kanji

kon syuu

meaning of kanji

  • autumn of last year
  • fall of last year
hiragana
さくしゅう

drawing of kanji

昨秋

reading of kanji

saku syuu

meaning of kanji

  • New Year (esp. first three days)
  • first month of the year
  • January
hiragana
しょうがつ

drawing of kanji

正月

reading of kanji

syo ugatu

meaning of kanji

  • year by year
  • annually
  • every year
  • from year to year
hiragana
ねんねん

drawing of kanji

年々

reading of kanji

nenne n

meaning of kanji

  • sunset
  • sundown
  • nightfall
  • dusk
  • end
  • close
  • year-end
  • end of the year
hiragana
くれ

drawing of kanji

暮れ

reading of kanji

kure

meaning of kanji

  • previous year (fiscal, academic, etc.)
hiragana
さくねんど

drawing of kanji

昨年度

reading of kanji

saku nendo

meaning of kanji

  • non-leap year
  • normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)
hiragana
へいねん

drawing of kanji

平年

reading of kanji

hei nen

meaning of kanji

  • first year (of an imperial era)
  • year something (important) first happened or began
hiragana
がんねん

drawing of kanji

元年

reading of kanji

gan nen

meaning of kanji

  • first half of the year
  • first half of the fiscal year
hiragana
かみはんき

drawing of kanji

上半期

reading of kanji

kami han ki

meaning of kanji

  • New Year
hiragana
しんねん

drawing of kanji

新年

reading of kanji

sin nen

meaning of kanji

  • annual
  • fiscal year
  • school year
  • year (in some sequence)
hiragana
ねんじ

drawing of kanji

年次

reading of kanji

nen zi

meaning of kanji

  • beginning of the year
  • early in the New Year
hiragana
としあけ

drawing of kanji

年明け

reading of kanji

to si ake

meaning of kanji

  • academic year
  • school year
  • year in school
  • grade in school
hiragana
がくねん

drawing of kanji

学年

reading of kanji

gaku nen

meaning of kanji

  • last year
hiragana
きょねん

drawing of kanji

去年

reading of kanji

ki xyo nen

meaning of kanji

  • last spring
  • the spring of last year
hiragana
さくしゅん

drawing of kanji

昨春

reading of kanji

saku syun

meaning of kanji

  • second half of the (fiscal) year
hiragana
しもき

drawing of kanji

下期

reading of kanji

simo ki

meaning of kanji

  • tug of war (orig. a form of divination to predict whether the year will be favourable or unfavourable)
  • forward puller (of a rickshaw)
hiragana
つなひき

drawing of kanji

綱引き

reading of kanji

tu na hiki

meaning of kanji

  • beginning of the year
  • new year
  • New Year’s call
  • New Year’s greetings
hiragana
ねんし

drawing of kanji

年始

reading of kanji

nen si

meaning of kanji

  • beginning of the year
hiragana
ねんしょ

drawing of kanji

年初

reading of kanji

nen syo

meaning of kanji

  • since last year
hiragana
さくねんらい

drawing of kanji

昨年来

reading of kanji

sa kunen ra i

meaning of kanji

  • first half of the (fiscal) year
hiragana
かみき

drawing of kanji

上期

reading of kanji

kami ki

meaning of kanji

  • infant (below 1 year old)
  • suckling baby
hiragana
にゅうじ

drawing of kanji

乳児

reading of kanji

ni xyu uzi

meaning of kanji

  • seeing the old year out
  • greeting the New Year
  • passing the winter
  • hibernation
hiragana
えつねん

drawing of kanji

越年

reading of kanji

e tunen

meaning of kanji

  • New Year (Spring)
hiragana
しんしゅん

drawing of kanji

新春

reading of kanji

sin syun

meaning of kanji

  • new rice
  • first rice crop of the year
  • novice
  • beginner
  • newcomer
  • new hand
hiragana
しんまい

drawing of kanji

新米

reading of kanji

sin mai

meaning of kanji

  • whole year
  • all year round
  • throughout the year
  • always
  • all the time
  • perpetually
  • during an era
  • middle class (of a nursery school, etc.)
hiragana
ねんじゅう

drawing of kanji

年中

reading of kanji

nen zyuu

meaning of kanji

  • one full year
hiragana
いっしゅうねん

drawing of kanji

一周年

reading of kanji

ixtu syuu nen

meaning of kanji

  • average year
  • normal year
hiragana
へいねんなみ

drawing of kanji

平年並み

reading of kanji

hei nen nami

meaning of kanji

  • resurrection
  • resuscitation
  • regeneration
  • &ksb;
  • university student in … year
hiragana
かいせい

drawing of kanji

回生

reading of kanji

kai sei

meaning of kanji

  • year-end gift
  • end of the year
  • year end
hiragana
せいぼ

drawing of kanji

歳暮

reading of kanji

se ibo

meaning of kanji

  • beginning of the year
  • the oldest person
hiragana
ねんとう

drawing of kanji

年頭

reading of kanji

nen tou

meaning of kanji

  • second half of the year
  • second half of the fiscal year
hiragana
しもはんき

drawing of kanji

下半期

reading of kanji

simo han ki

meaning of kanji

  • first year
  • early years (of a reign or era)
hiragana
しょねん

drawing of kanji

初年

reading of kanji

syo nen

meaning of kanji

  • this (current) year
hiragana
ほんねん

drawing of kanji

本年

reading of kanji

hon ne n

meaning of kanji

  • planting a field with the same crop each year
  • repeated cultivation
  • collaborative literary work
  • story made up by several writers working on it in turn
  • series (of novels)
  • cycle (of poems, songs)
  • sequence
hiragana
れんさく

drawing of kanji

連作

reading of kanji

re n saku

meaning of kanji

  • all year
  • year round
hiragana
つうねん

drawing of kanji

通年

reading of kanji

tu u nen

meaning of kanji

  • Man of the Year, referring to a man born in a year with the same Chinese zodiac sign as the current year
hiragana
としおとこ

drawing of kanji

年男

reading of kanji

tosio toko

meaning of kanji

  • flowers in full bloom
  • time of year in which flowers are in full bloom
  • the age at which someone (esp. a woman) is at the peak of their beauty
  • booming or peaking (in popularity)
hiragana
はなざかり

drawing of kanji

花盛り

reading of kanji

hana zakari

meaning of kanji

  • fiscal year
hiragana
かいけいねんど

drawing of kanji

会計年度

reading of kanji

kai kei nendo

meaning of kanji

  • junior college
  • vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
hiragana
たんきだいがく

drawing of kanji

短期大学

reading of kanji

tan ki dai gaku

meaning of kanji

  • lunar New Year (esp. the Chinese New Year)
hiragana
きゅうしょうがつ

drawing of kanji

旧正月

reading of kanji

kyuu syo ugatu

meaning of kanji

  • annual publication
  • year of publication
hiragana
ねんかん

drawing of kanji

年刊

reading of kanji

nen kan

meaning of kanji

  • biennially
  • every second year
  • every other year
hiragana
かくねん

drawing of kanji

隔年

reading of kanji

kaku nen

meaning of kanji

  • light year
hiragana
こうねん

drawing of kanji

光年

reading of kanji

kou nen

meaning of kanji

  • year after next
hiragana
さらいねん

drawing of kanji

再来年

reading of kanji

sarai nen

meaning of kanji

  • year end
hiragana
さいまつ

drawing of kanji

歳末

reading of kanji

sai matu

meaning of kanji

  • end of work day
  • end of school term
  • end of school year
hiragana
しゅうぎょう

drawing of kanji

終業

reading of kanji

syuu gyo u

meaning of kanji

  • repeating a year (at school)
  • staying in the same class for another year
hiragana
りゅうねん

drawing of kanji

留年

reading of kanji

ri xyu unen

meaning of kanji

  • first three days of the New Year (January 1-3)
hiragana
さんがにち

drawing of kanji

三が日

reading of kanji

san ga ni ti

meaning of kanji

  • the year end
  • end of the year
  • last days of the year
hiragana
としのせ

drawing of kanji

年の瀬

reading of kanji

to sino se

meaning of kanji

  • the New Year dawns
hiragana
としあける

drawing of kanji

年明ける

reading of kanji

tosi akeru

meaning of kanji

  • time
  • hour
  • season
  • time of the year
hiragana
じぶん

drawing of kanji

時分

reading of kanji

zi bun

meaning of kanji

  • year end
hiragana
としのくれ

drawing of kanji

年の暮れ

reading of kanji

to sino kure

meaning of kanji

  • uppercase letter
  • capital letter
  • large character
  • large writing
  • the (kanji) character “dai” meaning “big”
  • huge character “dai” formed by fires lit on the side of a mountain in Kyoto on August 16 each year
hiragana
おおもじ

drawing of kanji

大文字

reading of kanji

oo mo zi

meaning of kanji

  • New Year’s Eve
  • end of the year
hiragana
としこし

drawing of kanji

年越し

reading of kanji

tosi kosi

meaning of kanji

  • calendar year
  • civil year
  • time
  • year after year
hiragana
れきねん

drawing of kanji

暦年

reading of kanji

re ki nen

meaning of kanji

  • midwinter
  • cold season
  • coldest days of the year
hiragana
かん

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kan

meaning of kanji

  • good or lucky year
hiragana
あたりどし

drawing of kanji

当たり年

reading of kanji

atari do si

meaning of kanji

  • beginning of spring
  • first month of the lunar calendar
  • New Year
hiragana
しょしゅん

drawing of kanji

初春

reading of kanji

syo syun

meaning of kanji

  • first warbling heard in a New Year
hiragana
はつね

drawing of kanji

初音

reading of kanji

hatu ne

meaning of kanji

  • fruitful year
hiragana
ほうねん

drawing of kanji

豊年

reading of kanji

hou nen

meaning of kanji

  • year of a person’s death
  • one’s age at death
hiragana
ぼつねん

drawing of kanji

没年

reading of kanji

bo tu nen

meaning of kanji

  • unlucky year
  • critical year
  • certain years (esp. age 25 and 42 for men, 19 and 33 for women) that are considered unlucky (orig. in Onmyōdō)
hiragana
やくどし

drawing of kanji

厄年

reading of kanji

ya kudosi

meaning of kanji

  • next year
hiragana
みょうねん

drawing of kanji

明年

reading of kanji

mi xyo unen

meaning of kanji

  • season
  • time of year
hiragana
じき

drawing of kanji

時季

reading of kanji

ziki

meaning of kanji

  • season
  • time of the year
hiragana
じこう

drawing of kanji

時候

reading of kanji

zi kou

meaning of kanji

  • more than a year
hiragana
ねんよ

drawing of kanji

年余

reading of kanji

ne n yo
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