助 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 助 mean?

Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.

How to read 助?

Kunyomi... たすける/tasukeru,たすかる/tasukaru,すけ/suke

Onyomi... ジョ/jo

jinmeikun... tasuku, hiro, masu,

* 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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助 / related names

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Name:
inosuke
Katakana:
イノスケ

Kanji:
伊之助
Meaning:
  • Italy. Third person. This. Just.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
shinnosuke
Katakana:
シンノスケ

Kanji:
慎之助
Meaning:
  • Modesty. Not lightly. Sincere. Seriousness. A metaphor for someone who is considerate of others. To restrain oneself.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
toranosuke
Katakana:
トラノスケ

Kanji:
虎之助
Meaning:
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
osuke
Katakana:
オウスケ

Kanji:
旺助
Meaning:
  • Vigorous
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
saisuke
Katakana:
サイスケ

Kanji:
采助
Meaning:
  • Coloration. Beautiful colors. A figure or appearance. To choose. Dice.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
rinnosuke
Katakana:
リンノスケ

Kanji:
凛ノ助
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
宗助
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
takenosuke
Katakana:
タケノスケ

Kanji:
剛之助
Meaning:
  • Strong, hard, durable. Strong in temperament and will. Just. Just now. Exactly. To cut off.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
rennosuke
Katakana:
レンノスケ

Kanji:
廉之助
Meaning:
  • Unselfish
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
gennosuke
Katakana:
ゲンノスケ

Kanji:
弦之助
Meaning:
  • String. The vine of a bow. A metal string attached to a stringed instrument. Abbreviation for stringed instrument.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
颯助
Meaning:
  • The sound of wind. The sound of the wind blowing quickly. Dashing. A gust of wind. A clean appearance. A crisp appearance.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
kosuke
Katakana:
コウスケ

Kanji:
幸助
Meaning:
  • Happiness. Fortunately. Good luck. Thankfulness. To care for. To take good care of. Blessing. The outings and travels of an emperor, a son, or a superior.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
jo
Katakana:
ジョウ

Kanji:
助羽
Meaning:
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
  • Feathers. Insect wings. Wings. A word for counting birds and rabbits.
Name:
jo
Katakana:
ジョウ

Kanji:
助宇
Meaning:
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
konosuke
Katakana:
コウノスケ

Kanji:
孝之助
Meaning:
  • A child who serves his or her parents well. Cherish your parents. To take good care of one's ancestors. A person who has inherited ideas, goals, etc. from parents or ancestors.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
konosuke
Katakana:
コウノスケ

Kanji:
康之助
Meaning:
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
荘助
Meaning:
  • Solemnity. Countryside. A separate residence. Ryokan. Private property of a nobleman or a shrine or temple in the Middle Ages.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
shunsuke
Katakana:
シュンスケ

Kanji:
俊助
Meaning:
  • Superior. Excellent. A person with a sharp mind. A person with wisdom. big. high. severe. To be strict.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
josuke
Katakana:
ジョウスケ

Kanji:
定助
Meaning:
  • Decide. Calm down. To stabilize. To calm down. To settle down to a certain level and not move. Surely. Always. Clearly.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
tonosuke
Katakana:
トウノスケ

Kanji:
冬之助
Meaning:
  • Winter. One of the four seasons. Refers to the period from December to around February.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.

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