侍 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 侍 mean?

Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.

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How to read 侍?

Kunyomi... さむらい/samurai,はべる/haberu, さぶらう/saburau

Onyomi... ジ/ji,シ/shi

jinmeikun... hito,

* 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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侍 / related names

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Name:
ryuji
Katakana:
リュウジ

Kanji:
龍侍
Meaning:
  • Dragon. An imaginary animal. An outstanding person. A hero. A parable of the Son of Heaven. A word used for things related to the Son of Heaven. Dinosaurs.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
koji
Katakana:
コウジ

Kanji:
岬侍
Meaning:
  • Cape (on coast)
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
yushi
Katakana:
ユウシ

Kanji:
優侍
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
eiji
Katakana:
エイジ

Kanji:
衛侍
Meaning:
  • Protect. Go around.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
samuraita
Katakana:
サムライタ

Kanji:
侍太
Meaning:
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
samuraiya
Katakana:
サムライヤ

Kanji:
侍也
Meaning:
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
  • Affirmation. Words for exclamations, questions, and antonyms.
Name:
samurai
Katakana:
サムライ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
haiji
Katakana:
ハイジ

Kanji:
杯侍
Meaning:
  • Cup for alcoholic beverages. Sake cup
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
shido
Katakana:
シドウ

Kanji:
侍沓
Meaning:
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
  • Shoes
Name:
aiji
Katakana:
アイジ

Kanji:
愛侍
Meaning:
  • Love. to love.To care for and cherish. To be attracted to. To be attached to a particular person.Not wanting to give up something important. To regret.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
anji
Katakana:
アンジ

Kanji:
晏侍
Meaning:
  • Slow
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
eiji
Katakana:
エイジ

Kanji:
永侍
Meaning:
  • Long. Far. Far away. Long in time or distance. Long time. Forever. endlessly. To continue for a long time.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
oji
Katakana:
オウジ

Kanji:
旺侍
Meaning:
  • Vigorous
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
ojiro
Katakana:
オウジロウ

Kanji:
煌侍朗
Meaning:
  • Glimmer. To sparkle. A strong glow of light.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
ganji
Katakana:
ガンジ

Kanji:
丸侍
Meaning:
  • Round. No corners. Gentle. A dumpling. A dumpling made from fish or other ingredients. Abbreviation of pill.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
genshi
Katakana:
ゲンシ

Kanji:
玄侍
Meaning:
  • Black color. Black with a reddish tinge. Dark. The color of heaven. Deep. Distant. Far away.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
genshi
Katakana:
ゲンシ

Kanji:
絃侍
Meaning:
  • Strings. A string attached to a musical instrument. General term for stringed instruments.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
genji
Katakana:
ゲンジ

Kanji:
幻侍
Meaning:
  • Illusion. To deceive. Something that does not actually exist but is deceived into believing that it does.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
genji
Katakana:
ゲンジ

Kanji:
弦侍
Meaning:
  • String. The vine of a bow. A metal string attached to a stringed instrument. Abbreviation for stringed instrument.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.
Name:
genji
Katakana:
ゲンジ

Kanji:
源侍
Meaning:
  • Source. The source from which the water of a river flows. The beginning of something happening.
  • Samurai. A person who wears a sword and serves his lord with martial arts. A person of considerable ability. A man of spirit. Abbreviation of "samurai office" and "subordinate samurai. A person who is attached to a person of rank and performs miscellaneous duties.

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