励 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 励 mean?

Work hard

How to read 励?

Kunyomi... はげむ/hagemu,はげます/hagemasu

Onyomi... レイ/rei

jinmeikun... susumu, tsutomu,

* 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
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励 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
rei
Katakana:
レイ

Kanji:
Meaning:
Name:
reina
Katakana:
レイナ

Kanji:
励奈
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
hagemi
Katakana:
ハゲミ

Kanji:
励実
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Fruit of plants and trees. Seeds of plants and trees. The production of fruits and seeds. Fruitfulness. To be full. To flourish. To have enough. Abundant. Wealth. Truthfulness. True. Truthfulness.
Name:
reichiro
Katakana:
レイイチロウ

Kanji:
励一朗
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
reiki
Katakana:
レイキ

Kanji:
励輝
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
Name:
reigo
Katakana:
レイゴ

Kanji:
励吾
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Myself. Me. First-person pronouns. My. A word used to call someone close to you. To prevent. To stop.
Name:
reiji
Katakana:
レイジ

Kanji:
励士
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • "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:
reinosuke
Katakana:
レイノスケ

Kanji:
励之輔
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • To help. Give strength.
Name:
reima
Katakana:
レイマ

Kanji:
励磨
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Polishing. Make it beautiful with care. To work hard at something or study. To wear away.
Name:
reiya
Katakana:
レイヤ

Kanji:
励矢
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Arrow. To shoot with a bow. To swear.
Name:
reiya
Katakana:
レイヤ

Kanji:
励哉
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Auxiliary characters for questions and antonyms. A particle expressing emotion or admiration. Beginning.
Name:
marei
Katakana:
マレイ

Kanji:
茉励
Meaning:
  • Jasmine. A small evergreen shrub of the Moraceae family.
  • Work hard
Name:
reika
Katakana:
レイカ

Kanji:
励華
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
Name:
reiri
Katakana:
レイリ

Kanji:
励里
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
Name:
tsutomu
Katakana:
ツトム

Kanji:
Meaning:
Name:
reichi
Katakana:
レイイチ

Kanji:
励一
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
Name:
reisaku
Katakana:
レイサク

Kanji:
励作
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Create. To produce. Something made. To cultivate. To begin. To make for the first time. To do. Human behavior. Movement. Work. To stand. Occur. Appearances.
Name:
reishin
Katakana:
レイシン

Kanji:
励心
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
reiji
Katakana:
レイジ

Kanji:
励司
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • I'll take care of it. Government office. Officials. To take on a role. To manage. To take charge of. To watch.
Name:
reiji
Katakana:
レイジ

Kanji:
励治
Meaning:
  • Work hard
  • Govern. Manage. Quell. Judge. Correct. To adjust. To cure illness or injury. To treat. To compare. To help. To flourish.

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