古 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 古 mean?

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How to read 古?

Kunyomi... ふるい/furui,ふるす/furusu,いにしえ/inishie

Onyomi... コ/ko

jinmeikun... taka, hisa, furu,

* 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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古 / related names

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Name:
ako
Katakana:
アコ

Kanji:
亜古
Meaning:
  • Next. Near. Similar. Companions. Branching point. Abbreviation for Asia (Asia).
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Name:
koto
Katakana:
コト

Kanji:
古都
Meaning:
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  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
Name:
kotoka
Katakana:
コトカ

Kanji:
古都花
Meaning:
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  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
koto
Katakana:
コト

Kanji:
古采
Meaning:
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  • Coloration. Beautiful colors. A figure or appearance. To choose. Dice.
Name:
konoe
Katakana:
コノエ

Kanji:
古乃江
Meaning:
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  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
  • A river. A big river. A large river. It can also refer to the Yangtze River and the Yangtze River in China. Cove.
Name:
chikori
Katakana:
チコリ

Kanji:
智古里
Meaning:
  • Smart. Wisdom. To understand things.
  • Old
  • 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:
makoto
Katakana:
マコト

Kanji:
真古都
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Old
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
Name:
kyoko
Katakana:
キョウコ

Kanji:
饗古
Meaning:
Name:
norihiko
Katakana:
ノリヒコ

Kanji:
典比古
Meaning:
  • Books. Documents. Handbooks. Rules. Traditions. Rituals. Etiquette. To be the same as usual. To be in order. To be in order. To pawn something.
  • Ratio
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Name:
norihiko
Katakana:
ノリヒコ

Kanji:
憲比古
Meaning:
  • Basic rules. A rule. Norms. Laws. System. To follow. To make an example of. To enforce. To show widely. Officials. Senior officials.
  • Ratio
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
悠比古
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Ratio
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
春一古
Meaning:
  • Spring. One of the four seasons. New Year. A time of great momentum in life. Adolescence. Affection. Lust. Sexual passion.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
晴一古
Meaning:
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
晴飛古
Meaning:
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
  • Fly in the sky. To jump up. Go fast. Fast as you fly. High. Unsubstantiated bullshit.
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
治比古
Meaning:
  • Govern. Manage. Quell. Judge. Correct. To adjust. To cure illness or injury. To treat. To compare. To help. To flourish.
  • Ratio
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
羽流比古
Meaning:
  • Feathers. Insect wings. Wings. A word for counting birds and rabbits.
  • Flow. The flow of water, etc. To spread in the world. To send to a distant place. To wander. To end without taking shape. To deviate from the original purpose. A unit of flag. Technique. Style. Companions.
  • Ratio
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
葉流比古
Meaning:
  • Leaf. Something thin and flat, like a leaf. Something shaped like a leaf. a sheet of paper. A unit to count the number of sheets of paper, etc. A unit for counting leaves. A division of time. A unit of counting leaves. The end.
  • Flow. The flow of water, etc. To spread in the world. To send to a distant place. To wander. To end without taking shape. To deviate from the original purpose. A unit of flag. Technique. Style. Companions.
  • Ratio
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Name:
haruhiko
Katakana:
ハルヒコ

Kanji:
陽比古
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Ratio
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Name:
koao
Katakana:
コアオ

Kanji:
古碧
Meaning:
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  • Blue. Green. Greenish-blue. A beautiful blue stone.
Name:
koao
Katakana:
コアオ

Kanji:
古葵
Meaning:
  • Old
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".

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