事 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 事 mean?

Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.

How to read 事?

Kunyomi... こと/koto,つかえる/tsukaeru

Onyomi... ジ/ji,ズ/zu

jinmeikun... tsutomu, waza,

* 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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事 / related names

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Name:
katsuji
Katakana:
カツジ

Kanji:
勝事
Meaning:
  • Win. To defeat an opponent. Be superior to others. To endure. Good scenery or landscape. Excellent. All. No residue.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
daiji
Katakana:
ダイジ

Kanji:
大事
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
tsutomu
Katakana:
ツトム

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
masakoto
Katakana:
マサコト

Kanji:
雅事
Meaning:
  • Elegant. Correct. Always. A word of respect for others.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
toji
Katakana:
トウジ

Kanji:
東事
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
toji
Katakana:
トウジ

Kanji:
桃事
Meaning:
  • Peach. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "I am your captive" and "unequaled qualities".
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
koji
Katakana:
コウジ

Kanji:
好事
Meaning:
  • Like. Love. Good. Likeable. Desirable. Excellent, admirable. Good relationship. cordial. Close relationship. To be pleased.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
shoji
Katakana:
ショウジ

Kanji:
小事
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
raiji
Katakana:
ライジ

Kanji:
来事
Meaning:
  • Come. From now on. Until now.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
makoto
Katakana:
マコト

Kanji:
眞事
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
makoto
Katakana:
マコト

Kanji:
真事
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
makoto
Katakana:
マコト

Kanji:
麻事
Meaning:
  • Hemp. An annual herbaceous plant of the mulberry family. General term for plants resembling hemp. Numb.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
kotomi
Katakana:
コトミ

Kanji:
事実
Meaning:
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
  • Fruit of plants and trees. Seeds of plants and trees. The production of fruits and seeds. Fruitfulness. To be full. To flourish. To have enough. Abundant. Wealth. Truthfulness. True. Truthfulness.
Name:
eiji
Katakana:
エイジ

Kanji:
衛事
Meaning:
  • Protect. Go around.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
koji
Katakana:
コウジ

Kanji:
工事
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.
Name:
seiji
Katakana:
セイジ

Kanji:
成事
Meaning:
  • To finish. Grow. To raise up. Accomplish. To be fruitful. to change into Good. splendid. large. well-organized.
  • Things. Work. Service. Duties. To serve.

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