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What does 之 mean?

Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.

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How to read 之?

Kunyomi... これ/kore,この/kono,の/no,ゆく/yuku

Onyomi... シ/shi

jinmeikun... itaru, kuni, tsuna, nobu, hisa, hide, yuki, yoshi, yori,

* 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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之 / related names

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Name:
inosuke
Katakana:
イノスケ

Kanji:
伊之助
Meaning:
  • Italy. Third person. This. Just.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
jinnosuke
Katakana:
ジンノスケ

Kanji:
仁之介
Meaning:
  • Compassion. Kindness. People. A word used with respect to a person. The heart of a person. Humanity. A person who has virtue.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
keishiro
Katakana:
ケイシロウ

Kanji:
啓之朗
Meaning:
  • To enlighten. To teach and guide. To admonish. To make understand. To open. To open up. To start things. To make things happen. To be the first to lead. To dispatch people ahead of time. To spearhead an army. To tell. To offer up. To depart. To go out with a person of high rank.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
haruyuki
Katakana:
ハルユキ

Kanji:
晴之
Meaning:
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
Name:
shinnosuke
Katakana:
シンノスケ

Kanji:
慎之助
Meaning:
  • Modesty. Not lightly. Sincere. Seriousness. A metaphor for someone who is considerate of others. To restrain oneself.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
toranosuke
Katakana:
トラノスケ

Kanji:
虎之助
Meaning:
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
tomoyuki
Katakana:
トモユキ

Kanji:
朋之
Meaning:
  • Friends. Fellow. A friend who has the same goal. Pair.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
Name:
konosuke
Katakana:
コウノスケ

Kanji:
幸之介
Meaning:
  • 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.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
sakunoshin
Katakana:
サクノシン

Kanji:
朔之進
Meaning:
  • The first day of the month. New Moon. North direction.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Proceed. To go forward. To move up to a higher grade or level. Get better. To improve. I'll give it to you.
Name:
kikunosuke
Katakana:
キクノスケ

Kanji:
菊之介
Meaning:
  • Chrysanthemum (a kind of flower). A perennial plant of the Asteraceae family. Name of a crest or pattern. The language of this flower is "cheerfulness" and "You’re a wonderful friend".
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
shinnosuke
Katakana:
シンノスケ

Kanji:
紳之介
Meaning:
  • Gentleman
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
toranosuke
Katakana:
トラノスケ

Kanji:
虎之介
Meaning:
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
harunoshin
Katakana:
ハルノシン

Kanji:
暖之心
Meaning:
  • Warmth. The temperature is moderately comfortable. A state in which there is plenty of money. Affectionate and considerate.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
gennosuke
Katakana:
ゲンノスケ

Kanji:
玄之亮
Meaning:
  • Black color. Black with a reddish tinge. Dark. The color of heaven. Deep. Distant. Far away.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Clear. Bright. Clearly. A clear appearance. True. Help.
Name:
ryunosuke
Katakana:
リュウノスケ

Kanji:
龍之介
Meaning:
  • Dragon. An imaginary animal. An outstanding person. A hero. A parable of the Son of Heaven. A word used for things related to the Son of Heaven. Dinosaurs.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
shunnosuke
Katakana:
シュンノスケ

Kanji:
舜之佑
Meaning:
  • Name of an ancient legendary son of heaven.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To cover up.
Name:
junnosuke
Katakana:
ジュンノスケ

Kanji:
順之亮
Meaning:
  • Obedience. obedient. Convenient. To follow a course of action.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Clear. Bright. Clearly. A clear appearance. True. Help.
Name:
haruyuki
Katakana:
ハルユキ

Kanji:
陽之
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
Name:
tatsunosuke
Katakana:
タツノスケ

Kanji:
龍之介
Meaning:
  • Dragon. An imaginary animal. An outstanding person. A hero. A parable of the Son of Heaven. A word used for things related to the Son of Heaven. Dinosaurs.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
rennosuke
Katakana:
レンノスケ

Kanji:
廉之助
Meaning:
  • Unselfish
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.

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