元 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 元 mean?

Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.

How to read 元?

Kunyomi... もと/moto,はじめ/hajime

Onyomi... ゲン/gen,ガン/gan

jinmeikun... asa, chika, tsukasa, naga, hajimu, hajime, haru, masa, moto, yuki, yoshi,

* 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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元 / related names

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Name:
genki
Katakana:
ゲンキ

Kanji:
元希
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
genki
Katakana:
ゲンキ

Kanji:
元規
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Rules
Name:
harumoto
Katakana:
ハルモト

Kanji:
陽元
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
Name:
tengen
Katakana:
テンゲン

Kanji:
天元
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
元葵
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
元紀
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Rule. Organize and record in a logical and sequential manner. Age. To proceed in an orderly fashion.
Name:
motoi
Katakana:
モトイ

Kanji:
元唯
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • That's it. Just one. Only. A word expressing limitation or emphasis. Reply. A reply of acceptance that is answered immediately.
Name:
genta
Katakana:
ゲンタ

Kanji:
元汰
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Sort them out. Washing with water to separate the good from the bad. to wash away. To make cloudy. To add to. More than a minute. Too many.
Name:
genta
Katakana:
ゲンタ

Kanji:
元太
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
genki
Katakana:
ゲンキ

Kanji:
元基
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Fundamentals. Foundation. The foundation of things. The foundation of a building. Basis. Based on.
Name:
hajime
Katakana:
ハジメ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
Name:
motoki
Katakana:
モトキ

Kanji:
元葵
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
元暉
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Shine. To glitter. To emit light. Sunlight. Obvious. Admirable enough to be noticed. To be excellent.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
元輝
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
Name:
tomomi
Katakana:
トモミ

Kanji:
元美
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
motomi
Katakana:
モトミ

Kanji:
元心
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
motoha
Katakana:
モトハ

Kanji:
元葉
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Leaf. Something thin and flat, like a leaf. Something shaped like a leaf. a sheet of paper. A unit to count the number of sheets of paper, etc. A unit for counting leaves. A division of time. A unit of counting leaves. The end.
Name:
motona
Katakana:
モトナ

Kanji:
元奈
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
motoko
Katakana:
モトコ

Kanji:
元虹
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Rainbow.
Name:
motoka
Katakana:
モトカ

Kanji:
元花
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.

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