五 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 五 mean?

Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.

How to read 五?

Kunyomi... いつ/itsu,いつつ/itsutsu

Onyomi... ゴ/go

jinmeikun... i, izu, kazu, yuki,

* 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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五 / related names

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Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五喜
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Joy. Happy feeling. Desirable. Good. To celebrate. Feeling of celebration. Congratulations. Happiness. To like. To enjoy.
Name:
satsuki
Katakana:
サツキ

Kanji:
五月
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五季
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • A time period. A certain period of time. The time of each of the four seasons. The end of a season. The end of an era. The youngest of the brothers. The youngest child. Young.
Name:
iori
Katakana:
イオリ

Kanji:
五百里
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Hundred. Kanji character for the number 100 (hundred). An example of a large number. A lot of things.
  • 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.
Name:
togoro
Katakana:
トウゴロウ

Kanji:
十五郎
Meaning:
  • Ten. Kanji character for the number 10 (ten). The next number after nine. A large number. A number of things. A shape in which lines intersect vertically and horizontally.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五嬉
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Happy
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五暉
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Shine. To glitter. To emit light. Sunlight. Obvious. Admirable enough to be noticed. To be excellent.
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五葵
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五輝
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
Name:
kogoro
Katakana:
コゴロウ

Kanji:
小五郎
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.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
sogoro
Katakana:
ソウゴロウ

Kanji:
宗五郎
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
shogo
Katakana:
ショウゴ

Kanji:
昭五
Meaning:
  • Bright. Clearly. To stand out clearly. To make clear. To reveal. Good politics will make the world a brighter place.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
Name:
shogo
Katakana:
ショウゴ

Kanji:
彰五
Meaning:
  • Obvious. To show clearly and conspicuously. pattern. beautiful ornament.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
Name:
satsuki
Katakana:
サツキ

Kanji:
五月
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
五木
Meaning:
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Tree. Wood. No frills.
Name:
kungoro
Katakana:
クンゴロウ

Kanji:
薫五郎
Meaning:
  • Scent. A good fragrance. Fragrant plants and trees. Ibusu. To inspire people.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
nogoro
Katakana:
ノゴロウ

Kanji:
之五郎
Meaning:
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
sango
Katakana:
サンゴ

Kanji:
三五
Meaning:
  • Three. The third. Kanji to represent the number 3 (three).Again. Again and again. Many times.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
Name:
nagomi
Katakana:
ナゴミ

Kanji:
七五三
Meaning:
  • Seven. Seventh. Kanji character for the number 7 (seven). Many times.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Three. The third. Kanji to represent the number 3 (three).Again. Again and again. Many times.
Name:
nasogoro
Katakana:
ナソゴロウ

Kanji:
七十五郎
Meaning:
  • Seven. Seventh. Kanji character for the number 7 (seven). Many times.
  • Ten. Kanji character for the number 10 (ten). The next number after nine. A large number. A number of things. A shape in which lines intersect vertically and horizontally.
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.

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