両 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 両 mean?

Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.

How to read 両?

Kunyomi... ふたつ/futatsu

Onyomi... リョウ/ryo

jinmeikun... futa, furu, moro,

* 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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両 / related names

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Name:
niryo
Katakana:
ニリョウ

Kanji:
二両
Meaning:
  • Two, The second. Kanji character for the number 2 (two).The next. Again. Another. Different.
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
Name:
ryoki
Katakana:
リョウキ

Kanji:
両基
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Fundamentals. Foundation. The foundation of things. The foundation of a building. Basis. Based on.
Name:
ryoki
Katakana:
リョウキ

Kanji:
両気
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Air. Breath. Natural phenomena that occur between heaven and earth. The energy that is said to underlie the universe and human beings. The vitality of life. The workings of the mind and emotions. A state of being. A period of time that divides the year into 24 parts.
Name:
ryosaku
Katakana:
リョウサク

Kanji:
両作
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Create. To produce. Something made. To cultivate. To begin. To make for the first time. To do. Human behavior. Movement. Work. To stand. Occur. Appearances.
Name:
ryoshi
Katakana:
リョウシ

Kanji:
両市
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • City. A town. A place where things are bought and sold. A bustling place where people gather. One of the administrative divisions.
Name:
ryoji
Katakana:
リョウジ

Kanji:
両志
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
ryoshiro
Katakana:
リョウシロウ

Kanji:
両四郎
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Four. The fourth. Kanji character for the number 4 (four). The next number after three. The pronunciation of "shi" is associated with the word "death," so it is often changed to "yo" or "yon.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
ryoshiro
Katakana:
リョウシロウ

Kanji:
両士郎
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • "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."
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
ryojiro
Katakana:
リョウジロウ

Kanji:
両二郎
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Two, The second. Kanji character for the number 2 (two).The next. Again. Another. Different.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
ryojiro
Katakana:
リョウジロウ

Kanji:
両次郎
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Next. Second. Second place. Middle. Order. A word expressing rank or order. An inn where you stay on a journey. A place to camp.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
ryojiro
Katakana:
リョウジロウ

Kanji:
両治郎
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Govern. Manage. Quell. Judge. Correct. To adjust. To cure illness or injury. To treat. To compare. To help. To flourish.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
ryotaro
Katakana:
リョウタロウ

Kanji:
両太朗
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
ryo
Katakana:
リョウ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
Name:
ryoichi
Katakana:
リョウイチ

Kanji:
両一
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
Name:
ryoichi
Katakana:
リョウイチ

Kanji:
両壱
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • One. The first of the natural numbers. First. The most excellent. Only that. Make it one.
Name:
ryoichi
Katakana:
リョウイチ

Kanji:
両市
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • City. A town. A place where things are bought and sold. A bustling place where people gather. One of the administrative divisions.
Name:
ryoki
Katakana:
リョウキ

Kanji:
両希
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
ryokichi
Katakana:
リョウキチ

Kanji:
両吉
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Good. Good luck. Congratulations. Good fortune. Excellent. Wise, honorable. Morally correct. The first day of the month.
Name:
ryoji
Katakana:
リョウジ

Kanji:
両仁
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Compassion. Kindness. People. A word used with respect to a person. The heart of a person. Humanity. A person who has virtue.
Name:
ryosuke
Katakana:
リョウスケ

Kanji:
両佑
Meaning:
  • Two. Something that forms a pair. Both. A unit of weight. One sixteenth of a loaf. A word for counting cars. A unit of old money.
  • Help. To cover up.

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