午 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 午 mean?

Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.

How to read 午?

Kunyomi... うま/uma, ひる/hiru

Onyomi... ゴ/go

jinmeikun... ma,

* 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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午 / related names

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Name:
kengo
Katakana:
ケンゴ

Kanji:
賢午
Meaning:
  • Smart. Wise. Clever. A person with superior wisdom and virtue. A word that expresses respect for others.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
shogo
Katakana:
ショウゴ

Kanji:
昭午
Meaning:
  • Bright. Clearly. To stand out clearly. To make clear. To reveal. Good politics will make the world a brighter place.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
shogo
Katakana:
ショウゴ

Kanji:
勝午
Meaning:
  • Win. To defeat an opponent. Be superior to others. To endure. Good scenery or landscape. Excellent. All. No residue.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
saigoro
Katakana:
サイゴロウ

Kanji:
才午郎
Meaning:
  • Talent. An innate ability to excel. Intelligence. The workings of the head. Unit for weighing ship's cargo or stone. A unit for weighing the volume of wood.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
sanegoro
Katakana:
サネゴロウ

Kanji:
実午郎
Meaning:
  • 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.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
gingoro
Katakana:
ギンゴロウ

Kanji:
銀午郎
Meaning:
  • Silver. A brilliant white color resembling silver. Currency. Money.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
gengo
Katakana:
ゲンゴ

Kanji:
元午
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
gengo
Katakana:
ゲンゴ

Kanji:
源午
Meaning:
  • Source. The source from which the water of a river flows. The beginning of something happening.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
gengoro
Katakana:
ゲンゴロウ

Kanji:
元午郎
Meaning:
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
goichi
Katakana:
ゴイチ

Kanji:
午一
Meaning:
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
Name:
goichi
Katakana:
ゴイチ

Kanji:
午壱
Meaning:
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • One. The first of the natural numbers. First. The most excellent. Only that. Make it one.
Name:
goichi
Katakana:
ゴイチ

Kanji:
午市
Meaning:
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • City. A town. A place where things are bought and sold. A bustling place where people gather. One of the administrative divisions.
Name:
goro
Katakana:
ゴロウ

Kanji:
午朗
Meaning:
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
goro
Katakana:
ゴロウ

Kanji:
午郎
Meaning:
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
jigoro
Katakana:
ジゴロウ

Kanji:
二午郎
Meaning:
  • Two, The second. Kanji character for the number 2 (two).The next. Again. Another. Different.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
jugoro
Katakana:
ジュゴロウ

Kanji:
樹午郎
Meaning:
  • Trees. General term for plants. To plant a tree. To set up. To stand firmly.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
jungo
Katakana:
ジュンゴ

Kanji:
順午
Meaning:
  • Obedience. obedient. Convenient. To follow a course of action.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
jungoro
Katakana:
ジュンゴロウ

Kanji:
順午郎
Meaning:
  • Obedience. obedient. Convenient. To follow a course of action.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
shogo
Katakana:
ショウゴ

Kanji:
松午
Meaning:
  • Pine tree (a kind of tree). A coniferous tree of the pine family. One of the family crests. The highest grade.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.
Name:
jogo
Katakana:
ジョウゴ

Kanji:
丈午
Meaning:
  • The vertical length of height, clothing, objects, etc. Strong. Robust. Firmness. To measure the area and shape of land. A unit of length in the Shaku-kan method. An honorific title for an old man or elder.
  • Horse. Seventh of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The name of the time of day, around noon or from noon to two o'clock. Or between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The direction of south.

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