剣 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 剣 mean?

Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.

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How to read 剣?

Kunyomi... つるぎ/tsurugi

Onyomi... ケン/ken

jinmeikun... akira, tsutomu, haya,

* 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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剣 / related names

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gender:

Name:
ken
Katakana:
ケン

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
剣都
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
剣斗
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Ladle. A tool with a handle for scooping water or alcohol. A square for measuring the amount of grain, liquid, etc. A unit of capacity, 1斗 is about 18 liters. The name of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper or the South Star. Small. The name of a constellation. Suddenly.
Name:
hayato
Katakana:
ハヤト

Kanji:
剣士
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • "Male. Adult male. A learned and respectable man. A beautiful name for a man. A man who excels in learning and knowledge. A man with a title. A samurai. A military man. A man who has acquired special qualifications or skills. To perform a task. To serve."
Name:
kenji
Katakana:
ケンジ

Kanji:
剣路
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • A road. A road on which people and cars come and go. Travel. The path of things. An important position.
Name:
ikken
Katakana:
イッケン

Kanji:
一剣
Meaning:
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
Name:
kenshi
Katakana:
ケンシ

Kanji:
剣士
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • "Male. Adult male. A learned and respectable man. A beautiful name for a man. A man who excels in learning and knowledge. A man with a title. A samurai. A military man. A man who has acquired special qualifications or skills. To perform a task. To serve."
Name:
kenji
Katakana:
ケンジ

Kanji:
剣司
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • I'll take care of it. Government office. Officials. To take on a role. To manage. To take charge of. To watch.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
剣人
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
mitsuru
Katakana:
ミツル

Kanji:
美剣
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
Name:
kenya
Katakana:
ケンヤ

Kanji:
剣弥
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
Name:
kembu
Katakana:
ケンブ

Kanji:
剣武
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Strong and courageous. Strong-willed. warrior. soldier. Battle. War. Military. War potential. Weapons. Overcome. Surpass.
Name:
akira
Katakana:
アキラ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
Name:
kengo
Katakana:
ケンゴ

Kanji:
剣語
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Talk
Name:
kenshi
Katakana:
ケンシ

Kanji:
剣矢
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Arrow. To shoot with a bow. To swear.
Name:
kento
Katakana:
ケント

Kanji:
剣留
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Stays. To hold in place. To be still and unmoving.
Name:
kemma
Katakana:
ケンマ

Kanji:
剣万
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • 10000. Kanji character for the number 10000 (ten thousand). A unit of number. A large number or quantity. Sufficient. Enough. All. Various. All. Anything. Never. Always. Never. No matter what happens.
Name:
kenya
Katakana:
ケンヤ

Kanji:
剣冶
Meaning:
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
  • Melt
Name:
goken
Katakana:
ゴウケン

Kanji:
剛剣
Meaning:
  • Strong, hard, durable. Strong in temperament and will. Just. Just now. Exactly. To cut off.
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.
Name:
goken
Katakana:
ゴウケン

Kanji:
豪剣
Meaning:
  • A strong person. Fierce. Brave. A person who faces difficulties without fear. Exceptional. A person who is outstanding in ability, financial strength, etc. Abbreviation for Australia.
  • Sword. A double-edged or single-edged blade. A martial art using a sword. A small sword attached to the end of a rifle. A stinger attached to the buttocks of a bee or other insect. The reproductive organs of female insects. One of the family crests.

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