夜 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 夜 mean?

Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.

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How to read 夜?

Kunyomi... よ/yo,よる/yoru

Onyomi... ヤ/ya

jinmeikun... yasu,

* 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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夜 / related names

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Name:
soya
Katakana:
ソウヤ

Kanji:
蒼夜
Meaning:
  • Blue color. Blue color of grass. The grass and trees grow thick. To become old. To be in a panic. To be pale and lifeless.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
yasuyuki
Katakana:
ヤスユキ

Kanji:
夜雪
Meaning:
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Snow. A metaphor for something as white as snow. To cleanse.
Name:
mayo
Katakana:
マヨ

Kanji:
真夜
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
teruyo
Katakana:
テルヨ

Kanji:
輝夜
Meaning:
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
miya
Katakana:
ミヤ

Kanji:
美夜
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
yahiro
Katakana:
ヤヒロ

Kanji:
夜紘
Meaning:
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Crown String
Name:
yorumi
Katakana:
ヨルミ

Kanji:
夜美
Meaning:
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
sayaka
Katakana:
サヤカ

Kanji:
小夜花
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
saya
Katakana:
サヤ

Kanji:
沙夜
Meaning:
  • Sand. Sandy beach. Waterfront. Desert. The place where the sand meets the water. To wash with water and select the good ones.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
yona
Katakana:
ヨンア

Kanji:
夜愛
Meaning:
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Love. to love.To care for and cherish. To be attracted to. To be attached to a particular person.Not wanting to give up something important. To regret.
Name:
toya
Katakana:
トウヤ

Kanji:
冬夜
Meaning:
  • Winter. One of the four seasons. Refers to the period from December to around February.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
toya
Katakana:
トウヤ

Kanji:
刀夜
Meaning:
  • Sword. A long, thin, single-edged weapon. A long sword against a small sword. A small sword against a long sword. A scalpel used in dissection and surgery.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
kyoya
Katakana:
キョウヤ

Kanji:
鏡夜
Meaning:
  • Mirror. Example. A model. An instrument using a lens.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
kaya
Katakana:
カヤ

Kanji:
伽夜
Meaning:
  • To soothe someone.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
yaeka
Katakana:
ヤエカ

Kanji:
夜絵華
Meaning:
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Drawing. Painting.
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
Name:
natsuya
Katakana:
ナツヤ

Kanji:
夏月夜
Meaning:
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
shinya
Katakana:
シンヤ

Kanji:
親夜
Meaning:
  • Parent
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
haruya
Katakana:
ハルヤ

Kanji:
春夜
Meaning:
  • Spring. One of the four seasons. New Year. A time of great momentum in life. Adolescence. Affection. Lust. Sexual passion.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
kaguya
Katakana:
カグヤ

Kanji:
華虹夜
Meaning:
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
  • Rainbow.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
Name:
akeyo
Katakana:
アケヨ

Kanji:
明夜
Meaning:
  • Bright. The state of being illuminated by light and seeing clearly. A hopeful and positive attitude. A detailed understanding of things. To be clear. To distinguish. Smart. Wise. Light. To light up.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.

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