天 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 天 mean?

Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.

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How to read 天?

Kunyomi... あめ/ame,あま/ama,そら/sora

Onyomi... テン/ten

jinmeikun... kami, sora, taka, takashi,

* 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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天 / related names

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Name:
amane
Katakana:
アマネ

Kanji:
天音
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
amane
Katakana:
アマネ

Kanji:
天音
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
sora
Katakana:
ソラ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
Name:
ten
Katakana:
テン

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
Name:
tenshin
Katakana:
テンシン

Kanji:
天心
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
takashi
Katakana:
タカシ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
Name:
tengen
Katakana:
テンゲン

Kanji:
天元
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Original. Root. Beginning. First. The first year of an era. Chief. Monarch. The first person. Head. Neck. Big. Righteous. Beautiful.
Name:
amane
Katakana:
アマネ

Kanji:
天祢
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • My father's mausoleum. The tablets to take with you in times of war.
Name:
ameri
Katakana:
アメリ

Kanji:
天李
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
amari
Katakana:
アマリ

Kanji:
天鈴
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • A bell. A device that is rung by shaking it.
Name:
tenyu
Katakana:
テンユウ

Kanji:
天唯
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • That's it. Just one. Only. A word expressing limitation or emphasis. Reply. A reply of acceptance that is answered immediately.
Name:
temma
Katakana:
テンマ

Kanji:
天舞
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Dance. To inspire. Encourage. To toy with. Do as you wish.
Name:
tento
Katakana:
テント

Kanji:
天斗
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • 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:
takaharu
Katakana:
タカハル

Kanji:
天啓
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • To enlighten. To teach and guide. To admonish. To make understand. To open. To open up. To start things. To make things happen. To be the first to lead. To dispatch people ahead of time. To spearhead an army. To tell. To offer up. To depart. To go out with a person of high rank.
Name:
takeru
Katakana:
タケル

Kanji:
天翔
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
Name:
tera
Katakana:
テラ

Kanji:
天羅
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Net, a net for catching birds.They are arranged in a row like a net. Thin silk.
Name:
temma
Katakana:
テンマ

Kanji:
天馬
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Horse. A metaphor for something big. A metaphor for something lowly.
Name:
tento
Katakana:
テント

Kanji:
天人
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
amako
Katakana:
アマコ

Kanji:
天瑚
Meaning:
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.
  • Name of the instrument. A vessel used to hold the five grains of rice and offer them to a religious temple. A character used for coral.
Name:
tomotaka
Katakana:
トモタカ

Kanji:
巴天
Meaning:
  • A pattern like swirling water. The way things get mixed up in flames. One of the family crests. Tomoe Gozen. One of the Noh plays.
  • Heaven. The infinite space that covers the earth. The sky. The universe. The world. Nature. The laws of nature. Climate. Sky patterns. By birth. Ruler of the universe. The ruler of all things. Monarch. Prince. Destiny. Fate. The place where God resides. The top. The highest part.

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