向 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 向 mean?

Go towards

How to read 向?

Kunyomi... むく/muku,むける/mukeru,むかう/mukau,むこう/muko,さきに/sakini

Onyomi... コウ/ko,キョウ/kyo

jinmeikun... hisa, muka, muke,

* 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
unicode 5411

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向 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
陽向
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go towards
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
陽向
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go towards
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
向葵
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
kanata
Katakana:
カナタ

Kanji:
夏向
Meaning:
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
  • Go towards
Name:
himari
Katakana:
ヒマリ

Kanji:
向葵
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
陽向多
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go towards
  • Many. Increase. Recognize them as highly valuable. Be grateful. Praise. To win. Respect. Thick. Deeply. Exactly. Just that.
Name:
himari
Katakana:
ヒマリ

Kanji:
向陽
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
向日葵
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
koki
Katakana:
コウキ

Kanji:
向希
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
hyuga
Katakana:
ヒュウガ

Kanji:
陽向
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go towards
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
日向
Meaning:
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
  • Go towards
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
日向
Meaning:
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
  • Go towards
Name:
kanata
Katakana:
カナタ

Kanji:
叶向
Meaning:
  • To come to pass. To match. Harmonize. It fits. To be as you want. Equal. Comparable.
  • Go towards
Name:
kanata
Katakana:
カナタ

Kanji:
奏向
Meaning:
  • Playing a musical instrument. To put together an opinion and present it. To offer to the sovereign. To offer. To accomplish.
  • Go towards
Name:
koki
Katakana:
コウキ

Kanji:
向葵
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
himari
Katakana:
ヒマリ

Kanji:
向葵莉
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
Name:
himari
Katakana:
ヒマリ

Kanji:
向日葵
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
Name:
kanata
Katakana:
カナタ

Kanji:
海向
Meaning:
  • Sea. Wide and large. A place where many people and things gather. A large lake or pond. A large lake or pond. A frontier. The end of the earth.
  • Go towards
Name:
haruhi
Katakana:
ハルヒ

Kanji:
陽向
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Go towards
Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
向日
Meaning:
  • Go towards
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.

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