乾 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 乾 mean?

To dry. To lose moisture. To dry up. On the surface. Strong. healthy. Sturdy. Northwest direction.

How to read 乾?

Kunyomi... かわく/kawaku,かわかす/kawakasu,ほす/hosu, ひ/hi, いぬい/inui

Onyomi... カン/kan,ケン/ken

jinmeikun... kimi, susumu, takeshi, tsutomu, fu,

* 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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乾 / related names

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Name:
tsutomu
Katakana:
ツトム

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • To dry. To lose moisture. To dry up. On the surface. Strong. healthy. Sturdy. Northwest direction.
Name:
kanji
Katakana:
カンジ

Kanji:
乾二
Meaning:
  • To dry. To lose moisture. To dry up. On the surface. Strong. healthy. Sturdy. Northwest direction.
  • Two, The second. Kanji character for the number 2 (two).The next. Again. Another. Different.
Name:
kenya
Katakana:
ケンヤ

Kanji:
乾也
Meaning:
  • To dry. To lose moisture. To dry up. On the surface. Strong. healthy. Sturdy. Northwest direction.
  • Affirmation. Words for exclamations, questions, and antonyms.
Name:
kenichiro
Katakana:
ケンイチロウ

Kanji:
乾一郎
Meaning:
  • To dry. To lose moisture. To dry up. On the surface. Strong. healthy. Sturdy. Northwest direction.
  • 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.

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