命 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 命 mean?

Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.

What's the image of 命?

How to read 命?

Kunyomi... いのち/inochi,おおせ/ose, みこと/mikoto

Onyomi... メイ/mei,ミョウ/myo

jinmeikun... akira, kata, toshi, na, naga, nobu, nori, makoto, mi, michi, mori, ya, yoshi, yori,

* 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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命 / related names

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Name:
mikoto
Katakana:
ミコト

Kanji:
美命
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
mikoto
Katakana:
ミコト

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
meiko
Katakana:
メイコ

Kanji:
命子
Meaning:
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
  • Children
Name:
miho
Katakana:
ミホ

Kanji:
命歩
Meaning:
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
  • Walk. I move forward. Months and days flow by. Things are progressing. Progress. degree. Stage.
Name:
mikoto
Katakana:
ミコト

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
mitoshi
Katakana:
ミトシ

Kanji:
実命
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.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
mitoshi
Katakana:
ミトシ

Kanji:
弥命
Meaning:
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
yume
Katakana:
ユメ

Kanji:
由命
Meaning:
  • Source. Origin. to be based on. Reason.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
kagenobu
Katakana:
カゲノブ

Kanji:
景命
Meaning:
  • A view. Bright light. Sunlight. Appearances. The way things are. Tasteful. Big. Splendid. congratulations.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
shigenaga
Katakana:
シゲナガ

Kanji:
重命
Meaning:
  • Heavy. Extremely heavy. Cherish. Respect. Dignified. They overlap. To repeat.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
shuya
Katakana:
シュウヤ

Kanji:
柊命
Meaning:
  • Holly (a kind of tree). Small evergreen tree of the Moraceae family.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
tadami
Katakana:
タダミ

Kanji:
允命
Meaning:
  • Really. Forgive. Acknowledge. Approve. Forgiveness. Permission. Fairness. Balancing.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
toshinobu
Katakana:
トシノブ

Kanji:
利命
Meaning:
  • Sharp. Smart. Wise. Good at work. Good. Useful. Convenient. (blade) sharp. To be sharp. To make a profit. To say things.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
noritoshi
Katakana:
ノリトシ

Kanji:
乗命
Meaning:
  • Ride. Rides. To multiply numbers. A book that contains records. The teachings of Buddha. Buddhist doctrine.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
fumiyoshi
Katakana:
フミヨシ

Kanji:
文命
Meaning:
  • Characters. Words. Letters. Writings. Words that are spelled out. A coloration. A pattern. The beauty of appearance. Rules. Courtesy. Study. Art.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
masami
Katakana:
マサミ

Kanji:
允命
Meaning:
  • Really. Forgive. Acknowledge. Approve. Forgiveness. Permission. Fairness. Balancing.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
yasunobu
Katakana:
ヤスノブ

Kanji:
康命
Meaning:
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
Name:
mikoto
Katakana:
ミコト

Kanji:
命采
Meaning:
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
  • Coloration. Beautiful colors. A figure or appearance. To choose. Dice.
Name:
yumena
Katakana:
ユメナ

Kanji:
優命奈
Meaning:
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
yasunori
Katakana:
ヤスノリ

Kanji:
保命
Meaning:
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
  • Life. Command. Instructions from superiors. Advice. To tell. Heaven's will. A chance meeting. Word. Aim. landmarks. Goal. An honorific title attached to the name of a deity or nobleman.

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