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What does 主 mean?

A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.

How to read 主?

Kunyomi... ぬし/nushi,おも/omo,あるじ/aruji, つかさどる/tsukasadoru

Onyomi... シュ/shu,ス/su

jinmeikun... kimi, tsukasa, mori, yuki, kazu,

* 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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主 / related names

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Name:
subaru
Katakana:
スバル

Kanji:
主晴
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
Name:
shuon
Katakana:
シュオン

Kanji:
主音
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
kosuta
Katakana:
コスタ

Kanji:
虎主太
Meaning:
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
kazuya
Katakana:
カズヤ

Kanji:
翔主也
Meaning:
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Affirmation. Words for exclamations, questions, and antonyms.
Name:
harisu
Katakana:
ハリス

Kanji:
波里主
Meaning:
  • Waves. The motion of the surface of water. Something that moves like a wave. Something that is transmitted like a wave.
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
Name:
kazuichiro
Katakana:
カズイチロウ

Kanji:
主一郎
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • 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:
kazuki
Katakana:
カズキ

Kanji:
主希
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
kazutaka
Katakana:
カズタカ

Kanji:
主崇
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Noble. Precious. To revere. A towering mountain.
Name:
kazutaka
Katakana:
カズタカ

Kanji:
主敬
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Respect. Be modest. Exercise caution. Unyielding. Cute. Adorable.
Name:
kazuhiko
Katakana:
カズヒコ

Kanji:
主彦
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • A young man of superior talent and virtue. A beautiful man. A splendid man. A beautiful name for a man.
Name:
kazuhiro
Katakana:
カズヒロ

Kanji:
主寛
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Loose. Relaxed and spacious. To relax. To rest the body. A spacious mind. Forgive. Spaciousness.
Name:
kazumi
Katakana:
カズミ

Kanji:
主光
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Light. Glow. Glitter. Honor. Fame. Brilliance. Scenery. The way it is. Big. Wide. Blessings. Words used to honor the actions of others.
Name:
kimito
Katakana:
キミト

Kanji:
主人
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
hidekazu
Katakana:
ヒデカズ

Kanji:
英主
Meaning:
  • To excel. Flower. Abbreviation for British. Abbreviation for English.
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
Name:
kazuaki
Katakana:
カズアキ

Kanji:
主明
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Bright. The state of being illuminated by light and seeing clearly. A hopeful and positive attitude. A detailed understanding of things. To be clear. To distinguish. Smart. Wise. Light. To light up.
Name:
kazuki
Katakana:
カズキ

Kanji:
主毅
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Resolute. Strong-willed and undaunted. Unmoved in attitude. Angry.
Name:
kazushige
Katakana:
カズシゲ

Kanji:
主樹
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Trees. General term for plants. To plant a tree. To set up. To stand firmly.
Name:
kazutake
Katakana:
カズタケ

Kanji:
主武
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Strong and courageous. Strong-willed. warrior. soldier. Battle. War. Military. War potential. Weapons. Overcome. Surpass.
Name:
kazuto
Katakana:
カズト

Kanji:
主斗
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Ladle. A tool with a handle for scooping water or alcohol. A square for measuring the amount of grain, liquid, etc. A unit of capacity, 1斗 is about 18 liters. The name of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper or the South Star. Small. The name of a constellation. Suddenly.
Name:
kazuto
Katakana:
カズト

Kanji:
主翔
Meaning:
  • A master. A chief. The head of a house, store, etc. A person who invites a lord or a guest. To play a central role. The main thing. The one who is first.
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.

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