伯 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 伯 mean?

Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.

How to read 伯?

Kunyomi... はたがしら/hatagashira, かしら/kashira, おさ/osa

Onyomi... ハク/haku,ハ/ha

jinmeikun... o, osa, taka, take, tomo, nori, haka, michi,

* 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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伯 / related names

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Name:
haku
Katakana:
ハク

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
haru
Katakana:
ハル

Kanji:
伯琉
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
Name:
hakuri
Katakana:
ハクリ

Kanji:
伯吏
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • A government official. A lower-ranking official. To govern. It is a metaphor for sincerity and hard work, as it originated from a government official who worked hard.
Name:
takanori
Katakana:
タカノリ

Kanji:
卓伯
Meaning:
  • Outstanding. High and prominent. superior. desk. table.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
虎伯
Meaning:
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
胡伯
Meaning:
  • Different ethnic groups living in the north and west of China
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
hakuyo
Katakana:
ハクヨウ

Kanji:
伯洋
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • Oceans. A big ocean. Wide sea. Big waves. Wide and large. A crowded appearance. An appearance of water spreading. Abbreviation for "Western". Two major cultural spheres in the world (Western, Eastern)Oceans. A big ocean. Wide sea. Wide and large. An appearance of water spreading. Abbreviation for "Western". Two major cultural spheres in the world (Western, Eastern)
Name:
hakuyu
Katakana:
ハクユウ

Kanji:
伯雄
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • Male. The male of an animal. Brave. An excellent person. Large in scale.
Name:
nobutaka
Katakana:
ノブタカ

Kanji:
宜伯
Meaning:
  • Good. Just right. Convenient. Of course.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
瑚伯
Meaning:
  • Name of the instrument. A vessel used to hold the five grains of rice and offer them to a religious temple. A character used for coral.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
瑚伯
Meaning:
  • Name of the instrument. A vessel used to hold the five grains of rice and offer them to a religious temple. A character used for coral.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
rihaku
Katakana:
リハク

Kanji:
凜伯
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
琥伯
Meaning:
  • A gemstone in the shape of a tiger. A yellow or yellowish-brown stone.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
io
Katakana:
イオ

Kanji:
維伯
Meaning:
  • Maintain
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
masanori
Katakana:
マサノリ

Kanji:
匡伯
Meaning:
  • Help. To save. Correct. To make right. To set in order that which is distorted. To put back together. To make right what is wrong.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
norihiko
Katakana:
ノリヒコ

Kanji:
伯彦
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • A young man of superior talent and virtue. A beautiful man. A splendid man. A beautiful name for a man.
Name:
kohaku
Katakana:
コハク

Kanji:
琥伯
Meaning:
  • A gemstone in the shape of a tiger. A yellow or yellowish-brown stone.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
rio
Katakana:
リオ

Kanji:
俐伯
Meaning:
  • Wise. A person with a good head and superior wisdom. To be to the point. To be shrewd.
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
Name:
hakumei
Katakana:
ハクメイ

Kanji:
伯明
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • 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:
takaya
Katakana:
タカヤ

Kanji:
伯弥
Meaning:
  • Count. The oldest person in the family. The eldest of siblings. Uncle. Father's or mother's elder brother. The third of the five grades of titles. A person who excels in one art.
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.

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