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What does 初 mean?

For the first time

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How to read 初?

Kunyomi... はじめ/hajime,はじめて/hajimete,はつ/hatsu,うい/ui,そめる/someru,うぶ/ubu

Onyomi... ショ/sho,ソ/so

jinmeikun... hajime, moto,

* 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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type common-use kanji
unicode 521D

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初 / related names

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Name:
uika
Katakana:
ウイカ

Kanji:
初香
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Scent. Good smell, fragrant. Aromatic. A scented object that produces a fragrance.
Name:
ui
Katakana:
ウイ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • For the first time
Name:
hatsune
Katakana:
ハツネ

Kanji:
初音
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
hajime
Katakana:
ハジメ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • For the first time
Name:
uina
Katakana:
ウイナ

Kanji:
初奈
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
uika
Katakana:
ウイカ

Kanji:
初華
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
Name:
hatsuna
Katakana:
ハツナ

Kanji:
初夏
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
Name:
haine
Katakana:
ハイネ

Kanji:
初一音
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
shoko
Katakana:
ショコウ

Kanji:
初康
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
Name:
hatsuki
Katakana:
ハツキ

Kanji:
初樹
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Trees. General term for plants. To plant a tree. To set up. To stand firmly.
Name:
uika
Katakana:
ウイカ

Kanji:
初楓
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Maple. A general term for plants of the genus Acer in the family Aceraceae.
Name:
nina
Katakana:
ニイナ

Kanji:
初奈
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
hatsumi
Katakana:
ハツミ

Kanji:
初望
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Hope. Wish. Gaze into the distance. To look over. To be expected. Fame. Trust. Respect.
Name:
hatsune
Katakana:
ハツネ

Kanji:
初寧
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Tranquil
Name:
hatsuna
Katakana:
ハツナ

Kanji:
初奈
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
hajime
Katakana:
ハジメ

Kanji:
初芽
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • A bud. To sprout. A sign that something will happen. Something that is newly born and will grow in the future.
Name:
ruto
Katakana:
ルウト

Kanji:
瑠初人
Meaning:
  • Lapis lazuli.
  • For the first time
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
hatsuhi
Katakana:
ハツヒ

Kanji:
初飛
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Fly in the sky. To jump up. Go fast. Fast as you fly. High. Unsubstantiated bullshit.
Name:
hatsuharu
Katakana:
ハツハル

Kanji:
初陽
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
Name:
hatsushi
Katakana:
ハツシ

Kanji:
初史
Meaning:
  • For the first time
  • History. History books. Documents. Records. A person who is in charge of records. Florid. Beautiful.

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