友 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 友 mean?

Friend

How to read 友?

Kunyomi... とも/tomo

Onyomi... ユウ/yu

jinmeikun... suke, yu,

* 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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友 / related names

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Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
麻友
Meaning:
  • Hemp. An annual herbaceous plant of the mulberry family. General term for plants resembling hemp. Numb.
  • Friend
Name:
yui
Katakana:
ユイ

Kanji:
友結
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Tie. Bind. To connect. To assemble. To put together. To complete. To block.
Name:
yuna
Katakana:
ユウナ

Kanji:
友菜
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
yuri
Katakana:
ユウリ

Kanji:
友里
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • 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:
yuka
Katakana:
ユカ

Kanji:
友香
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Scent. Good smell, fragrant. Aromatic. A scented object that produces a fragrance.
Name:
yuri
Katakana:
ユリ

Kanji:
友里
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • 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:
yuri
Katakana:
ユリ

Kanji:
友李
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
yuzuki
Katakana:
ユヅキ

Kanji:
友月
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
聖友
Meaning:
  • Saint. A person of superior knowledge and virtue. A person who is respected. A person who is a leader in his or her field. A person who has mastered the truth. The son of heaven. A word used to refer to a person who is the son of heaven. Unblemished.
  • Friend
Name:
yua
Katakana:
ユア

Kanji:
友彩
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • To color. Add color. A combination of various colors. To make up. Pattern. Luster. Brilliance. Appearance. Figure.
Name:
yuri
Katakana:
ユリ

Kanji:
友理
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • The way of things. The path or reason of things. Pattern. To set in order. Natural science.
Name:
yuka
Katakana:
ユカ

Kanji:
友加
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • To add. Increase. Overlap. On top of. Put on. To place. To make a companion. Join a group.
Name:
yuka
Katakana:
ユカ

Kanji:
友佳
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
Name:
mayu
Katakana:
マユ

Kanji:
真友
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Friend
Name:
tomoharu
Katakana:
トモハル

Kanji:
友春
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Spring. One of the four seasons. New Year. A time of great momentum in life. Adolescence. Affection. Lust. Sexual passion.
Name:
yurina
Katakana:
ユリナ

Kanji:
友莉菜
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
yugo
Katakana:
ユウゴ

Kanji:
友梧
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Chinese parasol tree
Name:
yuto
Katakana:
ユウト

Kanji:
友翔
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
Name:
yurika
Katakana:
ユリカ

Kanji:
友梨花
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Pear. A deciduous tree of the rose family.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
yuna
Katakana:
ユナ

Kanji:
友菜
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.

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