保 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 保 mean?

To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.

How to read 保?

Kunyomi... たもつ/tamotsu,もつ/motsu, やすんじる/yasunjiru

Onyomi... ホ/ho,ホウ/ho

jinmeikun... o, tamotsu, mamoru, mochi, mori, yasu, yasushi, yori,

* 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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保 / related names

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Name:
shiho
Katakana:
シホ

Kanji:
志保
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
honoka
Katakana:
ホノカ

Kanji:
保乃夏
Meaning:
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志保里
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • 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:
kaho
Katakana:
カホ

Kanji:
花保
Meaning:
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
hono
Katakana:
ホノ

Kanji:
保乃
Meaning:
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
Name:
riho
Katakana:
リホ

Kanji:
理保
Meaning:
  • The way of things. The path or reason of things. Pattern. To set in order. Natural science.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
kaho
Katakana:
カホ

Kanji:
果保
Meaning:
  • Fruits. The fruit of a tree or grass. The end of a thing. The result. Finish. Accomplishment. To make a bold move. As expected. As I thought. Really. Cause and effect.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
shiho
Katakana:
シホ

Kanji:
誌保
Meaning:
  • To write down. To write down. Journal.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
mihoko
Katakana:
ミホコ

Kanji:
美保子
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • Children
Name:
shihori
Katakana:
シホリ

Kanji:
志保里
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • 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:
yasutaka
Katakana:
ヤスタカ

Kanji:
保理
Meaning:
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • The way of things. The path or reason of things. Pattern. To set in order. Natural science.
Name:
saori
Katakana:
サオリ

Kanji:
紗保里
Meaning:
  • Thin silk. A thin, coarse silk fabric. A veil-like fabric.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • 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:
hozumi
Katakana:
ホズミ

Kanji:
保澄
Meaning:
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • Clear. Water and sounds are clear and beautiful. The sky is not dull.
Name:
hiyori
Katakana:
ヒヨリ

Kanji:
陽保
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
chihono
Katakana:
チホノ

Kanji:
智保乃
Meaning:
  • Smart. Wisdom. To understand things.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
Name:
kahona
Katakana:
カホナ

Kanji:
佳保奈
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
kaho
Katakana:
カホ

Kanji:
華保
Meaning:
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
riho
Katakana:
リホ

Kanji:
李保
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
saho
Katakana:
サホ

Kanji:
紗保
Meaning:
  • Thin silk. A thin, coarse silk fabric. A veil-like fabric.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
saho
Katakana:
サホ

Kanji:
左保
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.

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