優 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 優 mean?

Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.

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How to read 優?

Kunyomi... やさしい/yasashi,すぐれる/sugureru,ゆたか/yutaka, まさる/masaru, わざおぎ/wazaogi, やわらぐ/yawaragu

Onyomi... ユウ/yu,ウ/u

jinmeikun... suguru, hiro, masa, masaru, yu, yutaka, katsu,

* 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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優 / related names

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Name:
yuna
Katakana:
ユウナ

Kanji:
優奈
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
yume
Katakana:
ユメ

Kanji:
優芽
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • A bud. To sprout. A sign that something will happen. Something that is newly born and will grow in the future.
Name:
yuka
Katakana:
ユウカ

Kanji:
優花
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
麻優
Meaning:
  • Hemp. An annual herbaceous plant of the mulberry family. General term for plants resembling hemp. Numb.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
茉優
Meaning:
  • Jasmine. A small evergreen shrub of the Moraceae family.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yuna
Katakana:
ユナ

Kanji:
優奈
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
yuzuki
Katakana:
ユヅキ

Kanji:
優月
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yui
Katakana:
ユイ

Kanji:
優衣
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • A garment. Something to wear. A jacket. Something to cover the outside.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
優羽
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Feathers. Insect wings. Wings. A word for counting birds and rabbits.
Name:
yuto
Katakana:
ユウト

Kanji:
優翔
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
真優
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yushin
Katakana:
ユウシン

Kanji:
優心
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
mahiro
Katakana:
マヒロ

Kanji:
茉優
Meaning:
  • Jasmine. A small evergreen shrub of the Moraceae family.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yuka
Katakana:
ユカ

Kanji:
優花
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
yuka
Katakana:
ユウカ

Kanji:
優香
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Scent. Good smell, fragrant. Aromatic. A scented object that produces a fragrance.
Name:
miyu
Katakana:
ミユウ

Kanji:
光優
Meaning:
  • Light. Glow. Glitter. Honor. Fame. Brilliance. Scenery. The way it is. Big. Wide. Blessings. Words used to honor the actions of others.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
yuma
Katakana:
ユウマ

Kanji:
優真
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
Name:
yusei
Katakana:
ユウセイ

Kanji:
優成
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • To finish. Grow. To raise up. Accomplish. To be fruitful. to change into Good. splendid. large. well-organized.
Name:
yuna
Katakana:
ユウナ

Kanji:
優菜
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.

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