僧 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 僧 mean?

A monk. A person who has entered the Buddhist path. A Dharma master.

How to read 僧?

Kunyomi...

Onyomi... ソウ/so

jinmeikun...

* 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 50E7

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僧 / related names

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gender:

Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
僧介
Meaning:
  • A monk. A person who has entered the Buddhist path. A Dharma master.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
sota
Katakana:
ソウタ

Kanji:
僧太
Meaning:
  • A monk. A person who has entered the Buddhist path. A Dharma master.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
僧真
Meaning:
  • A monk. A person who has entered the Buddhist path. A Dharma master.
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.

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