与 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 与 mean?

To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.

How to read 与?

Kunyomi... あたえる/ataeru,くみする/kumisuru, あずかる/azukaru

Onyomi... ヨ/yo

jinmeikun... atae, ato, ato, kumi, sue, tame, tomo, nobu, hitoshi, moto, moro, yoshi,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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与 / related names

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Name:
tomoya
Katakana:
トモヤ

Kanji:
与弥
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
Name:
hiyori
Katakana:
ヒヨリ

Kanji:
緋与莉
Meaning:
  • Scarlet. Dark red. Red colored silk.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
Name:
kayo
Katakana:
カヨ

Kanji:
佳与
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
Name:
kiyoshi
Katakana:
キヨシ

Kanji:
騎与士
Meaning:
  • To ride a horse. Astride a horse. A soldier on a horse. A word to count soldiers on horseback.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • "Male. Adult male. A learned and respectable man. A beautiful name for a man. A man who excels in learning and knowledge. A man with a title. A samurai. A military man. A man who has acquired special qualifications or skills. To perform a task. To serve."
Name:
yohe
Katakana:
ヨヘエ

Kanji:
与平
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Flat. Without height, unevenness, or slope. A uniform and unchanging appearance. Equal. Calm. Gentle. An unchanging appearance. To divide. Settled. Normal. Usually. Everyday.
Name:
noriyoshi
Katakana:
ノリヨシ

Kanji:
知与支
Meaning:
  • Knowing. Wisdom. The ability to think. News. Acquaintance. To preside over. To govern.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Support. Branching out.
Name:
akiyoshi
Katakana:
アキヨシ

Kanji:
昭与志
Meaning:
  • Bright. Clearly. To stand out clearly. To make clear. To reveal. Good politics will make the world a brighter place.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
ataru
Katakana:
アタル

Kanji:
与琉
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
Name:
iyori
Katakana:
イヨリ

Kanji:
唯与吏
Meaning:
  • That's it. Just one. Only. A word expressing limitation or emphasis. Reply. A reply of acceptance that is answered immediately.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • A government official. A lower-ranking official. To govern. It is a metaphor for sincerity and hard work, as it originated from a government official who worked hard.
Name:
kiyoshi
Katakana:
キヨシ

Kanji:
基与師
Meaning:
  • Fundamentals. Foundation. The foundation of things. The foundation of a building. Basis. Based on.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Teacher
Name:
zento
Katakana:
ゼント

Kanji:
善与
Meaning:
  • Good. A good thing. Good deeds. Good people. Excellent. Splendid. Favorable. Congratulations. To approve. Cherish. To take good care of. To deal with things well. Get along well.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
Name:
tomoyuki
Katakana:
トモユキ

Kanji:
与幸
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Happiness. Fortunately. Good luck. Thankfulness. To care for. To take good care of. Blessing. The outings and travels of an emperor, a son, or a superior.
Name:
naotomo
Katakana:
ナオトモ

Kanji:
直与
Meaning:
  • Correct. Honest. Straight-hearted. fix. Direct.
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
Name:
yoichiro
Katakana:
ヨイチロウ

Kanji:
与一郎
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
yo
Katakana:
ヨウ

Kanji:
与優
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yokichi
Katakana:
ヨキチ

Kanji:
与吉
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Good. Good luck. Congratulations. Good fortune. Excellent. Wise, honorable. Morally correct. The first day of the month.
Name:
yoshi
Katakana:
ヨシ

Kanji:
与史
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • History. History books. Documents. Records. A person who is in charge of records. Florid. Beautiful.
Name:
yoshikazu
Katakana:
ヨシカズ

Kanji:
与和
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Harmony. Peaceful. Tranquility. To soothe. To be quiet. To get along. Combine. To mix. To blend. Combine. To match. To set in order. To set the tone. A moderate appearance. Calm sea. Yamato. Japan.
Name:
yoshiki
Katakana:
ヨシキ

Kanji:
与志木
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Tree. Wood. No frills.
Name:
yozo
Katakana:
ヨゾウ

Kanji:
与三
Meaning:
  • To give away. To give something of one's own to a subordinate. To make someone else agree to conditions, time, etc. To impose. To exert influence on.
  • Three. The third. Kanji to represent the number 3 (three).Again. Again and again. Many times.

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