位 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 位 mean?

Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.

How to read 位?

Kunyomi... くらい/kurai

Onyomi... イ/i

jinmeikun... kura, taka, tada, tadashi, tsura, nari, nori, hiko, hira,

* 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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位 / related names

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Name:
keiko
Katakana:
ケイコ

Kanji:
圭位子
Meaning:
  • Jewel with a pointed tip and decorated with a ball. A jewel given by the Emperor to the lords as proof of their status. Angular. To make things rough instead of amicable.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Children
Name:
rui
Katakana:
ルイ

Kanji:
琉位
Meaning:
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
ichiko
Katakana:
イチコ

Kanji:
位知子
Meaning:
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Knowing. Wisdom. The ability to think. News. Acquaintance. To preside over. To govern.
  • Children
Name:
aiko
Katakana:
アイコ

Kanji:
安位子
Meaning:
  • Peaceful. Quiet. Calm. Calm and relaxed, without anxiety. To reassure. To calm the mind. Peacefulness. To enjoy. To indulge. Prefer. inexpensive. Affordable.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Children
Name:
eishin
Katakana:
エイシン

Kanji:
絵位紳
Meaning:
  • Drawing. Painting.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Gentleman
Name:
kanenori
Katakana:
カネノリ

Kanji:
兼位
Meaning:
  • To combine. To combine two or more things. in advance. Not possible. It is difficult to do. Before. Once.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
koi
Katakana:
コウイ

Kanji:
幸位
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.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
takateru
Katakana:
タカテル

Kanji:
位照
Meaning:
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Illuminate. Light. Collation.
Name:
tadataka
Katakana:
タダタカ

Kanji:
忠位
Meaning:
  • Sincerity. To serve with sincerity. Seriousness. To serve the state or sovereign with all one's heart. To work hard without bothering.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
toshihira
Katakana:
トシヒラ

Kanji:
俊位
Meaning:
  • Superior. Excellent. A person with a sharp mind. A person with wisdom. big. high. severe. To be strict.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
masanori
Katakana:
マサノリ

Kanji:
雅位
Meaning:
  • Elegant. Correct. Always. A word of respect for others.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
iri
Katakana:
イリ

Kanji:
位吏
Meaning:
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • 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:
jui
Katakana:
ジュイ

Kanji:
樹位
Meaning:
  • Trees. General term for plants. To plant a tree. To set up. To stand firmly.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
jui
Katakana:
ジュイ

Kanji:
寿位
Meaning:
  • 寿Long life. Life. Age. Celebration. Celebration of long life.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
yui
Katakana:
ユウイ

Kanji:
優位
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
hirotaka
Katakana:
ヒロタカ

Kanji:
宥位
Meaning:
  • Forgive. To tolerate. To soothe. To soften.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
ichi
Katakana:
イチ

Kanji:
位知
Meaning:
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Knowing. Wisdom. The ability to think. News. Acquaintance. To preside over. To govern.
Name:
itsuki
Katakana:
イツキ

Kanji:
位月
Meaning:
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
yoritaka
Katakana:
ヨリタカ

Kanji:
頼位
Meaning:
  • To rely on.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.
Name:
roi
Katakana:
ロイ

Kanji:
呂位
Meaning:
  • Yin tone in Gagaku music, etc.
  • Rank. A place occupied by a whole. Relation to standards. Grade. Status. Rank in calculation. A numeral for counting the spirits of the dead.

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