何 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 何 mean?

What. Any. To express a question or antonym. To inquire about the reason or cause, place or time, condition or extent, means or methods. A word used to make a person choose between options.

How to read 何?

Kunyomi... なに/nani,なん/nan,いずれ/izure, いずく/izuku

Onyomi... カ/ka

jinmeikun... izu,

* 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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Can be registered as a Japanese name

In Japan, 2999 kanji characters can be registered as names. (In other words, you cannot officially apply for any other kanji as a name.) But if you enjoy it as fiction, no problem.

type common-use kanji
unicode 4F55

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何 / related names

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Name:
ayaka
Katakana:
アヤカ

Kanji:
彩何
Meaning:
  • To color. Add color. A combination of various colors. To make up. Pattern. Luster. Brilliance. Appearance. Figure.
  • What. Any. To express a question or antonym. To inquire about the reason or cause, place or time, condition or extent, means or methods. A word used to make a person choose between options.
Name:
erika
Katakana:
エリカ

Kanji:
英里何
Meaning:
  • To excel. Flower. Abbreviation for British. Abbreviation for English.
  • 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.
  • What. Any. To express a question or antonym. To inquire about the reason or cause, place or time, condition or extent, means or methods. A word used to make a person choose between options.

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