國 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 國 mean?

A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.

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How to read 國?

Kunyomi... くに/kuni

Onyomi... コク/koku

jinmeikun... toki,

* 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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國 / related names

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Name:
mikuni
Katakana:
ミクニ

Kanji:
美國
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
kunihito
Katakana:
クニヒト

Kanji:
國人
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
kuniaki
Katakana:
クニアキ

Kanji:
國秋
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Autumn. One of the four seasons. An important time. Fruitfulness of crops. The time that passes. Years and months. Being past the prime of life.
Name:
kunikatsu
Katakana:
クニカツ

Kanji:
國勝
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Win. To defeat an opponent. Be superior to others. To endure. Good scenery or landscape. Excellent. All. No residue.
Name:
kunito
Katakana:
クニト

Kanji:
國斗
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Ladle. A tool with a handle for scooping water or alcohol. A square for measuring the amount of grain, liquid, etc. A unit of capacity, 1斗 is about 18 liters. The name of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper or the South Star. Small. The name of a constellation. Suddenly.
Name:
kunitoshi
Katakana:
クニトシ

Kanji:
國紀
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Rule. Organize and record in a logical and sequential manner. Age. To proceed in an orderly fashion.
Name:
kuninori
Katakana:
クニノリ

Kanji:
國紀
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Rule. Organize and record in a logical and sequential manner. Age. To proceed in an orderly fashion.
Name:
kunihiro
Katakana:
クニヒロ

Kanji:
國廣
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Large. To have a large area or space. To spread out. Width of east and west.
Name:
kuniyasu
Katakana:
クニヤス

Kanji:
國保
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • 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.
Name:
shigekuni
Katakana:
シゲクニ

Kanji:
繁國
Meaning:
  • Things will flourish.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
tomokuni
Katakana:
トモクニ

Kanji:
朝國
Meaning:
  • Morning. The place where the Son of Heaven conducts politics. A country ruled by the Son of Heaven. A period of time during which a single son of heaven ruled. To meet with the Son of Heaven. Abbreviation for Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
hirokuni
Katakana:
ヒロクニ

Kanji:
弘國
Meaning:
  • Wide. Large. To spread, to convey widely. Large in scale, large in quantity.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
kunitake
Katakana:
クニタケ

Kanji:
國雄
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Male. The male of an animal. Brave. An excellent person. Large in scale.
Name:
kunihiro
Katakana:
クニヒロ

Kanji:
國寛
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • Loose. Relaxed and spacious. To relax. To rest the body. A spacious mind. Forgive. Spaciousness.
Name:
kokushi
Katakana:
コクシ

Kanji:
國士
Meaning:
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
  • "Male. Adult male. A learned and respectable man. A beautiful name for a man. A man who excels in learning and knowledge. A man with a title. A samurai. A military man. A man who has acquired special qualifications or skills. To perform a task. To serve."
Name:
sadakuni
Katakana:
サダクニ

Kanji:
貞國
Meaning:
  • Correct. The heart is right.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
mikuni
Katakana:
ミクニ

Kanji:
海國
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.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
naokuni
Katakana:
ナオクニ

Kanji:
尚國
Meaning:
  • Respect. To think highly of. Prefer. To have high rank. To wish strongly. To add. High. To make high. Long time. Distant. Old. Still. On top of it.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
naokuni
Katakana:
ナオクニ

Kanji:
直國
Meaning:
  • Correct. Honest. Straight-hearted. fix. Direct.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.
Name:
kiyokuni
Katakana:
キヨクニ

Kanji:
清國
Meaning:
  • Clean. To be free from muck and dirt. Clean and righteous in mind and conduct. Refreshing. To put away. tidy up. To purify. Name of a Chinese dynasty.
  • A country. A region controlled by a single government. Region. To govern a country. Hometown. The earth against the sky.

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