夫 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 夫 mean?

Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.

How to read 夫?

Kunyomi... おっと/otto,おとこ/otoko, それ/sore

Onyomi... フ/fu,フウ/fu,ブ/bu

jinmeikun... aki, o, suke,

* 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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夫 / related names

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Name:
moto
Katakana:
モトオ

Kanji:
基夫
Meaning:
  • Fundamentals. Foundation. The foundation of things. The foundation of a building. Basis. Based on.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
reo
Katakana:
レオ

Kanji:
伶夫
Meaning:
  • Smart. Wise. A person who plays music. A musician. Actor. A person who receives orders. A servant.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
yoshio
Katakana:
ヨシオ

Kanji:
良夫
Meaning:
  • Good. Excellent. Favorable. Loving. Gentle. Somewhat. Fair.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
akio
Katakana:
アキオ

Kanji:
昭夫
Meaning:
  • Bright. Clearly. To stand out clearly. To make clear. To reveal. Good politics will make the world a brighter place.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
kishio
Katakana:
キシオ

Kanji:
喜志夫
Meaning:
  • Joy. Happy feeling. Desirable. Good. To celebrate. Feeling of celebration. Congratulations. Happiness. To like. To enjoy.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
kunio
Katakana:
クニオ

Kanji:
都夫
Meaning:
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志夫里
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志夫利
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
  • Sharp. Smart. Wise. Good at work. Good. Useful. Convenient. (blade) sharp. To be sharp. To make a profit. To say things.
Name:
fumiko
Katakana:
フミコ

Kanji:
夫美子
Meaning:
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Children
Name:
yasuo
Katakana:
ヤスオ

Kanji:
康夫
Meaning:
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
teruo
Katakana:
テルオ

Kanji:
輝夫
Meaning:
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
kishio
Katakana:
キシオ

Kanji:
稀志夫
Meaning:
  • Rare. Few. Faint. Sparse.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
akio
Katakana:
アキオ

Kanji:
阿希夫
Meaning:
  • A place where a mountain or river bends and curves. To lean on. To bend one's will and follow others. A word that expresses familiarity by being attached to a word that calls someone.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
katsuo
Katakana:
カツオ

Kanji:
夏津夫
Meaning:
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
  • Port
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
mikio
Katakana:
ミキオ

Kanji:
美規夫
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Rules
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
hisao
Katakana:
ヒサオ

Kanji:
久夫
Meaning:
  • For a long time. From long ago. From the past.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
tokio
Katakana:
トキオ

Kanji:
時夫
Meaning:
  • Time. Unit of time. 3600 times the second, 60 times the minute. A specific time. The time of Buddhist service. Four seasons. Time of year. Opportunity.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
yukio
Katakana:
ユキオ

Kanji:
柚起夫
Meaning:
  • Yuzu (Japanese citron). An evergreen shrub of the mandarin family.
  • Get up. To stand up. To start work or activity. The beginning of things.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
nobuo
Katakana:
ノブオ

Kanji:
信夫
Meaning:
  • Believe. Truth. Truthfulness. To believe to be true. To make clear. Letter. Signals. Believe in God and Buddha. To take refuge in. Signs. Testimony.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
nobuo
Katakana:
ノブオ

Kanji:
伸夫
Meaning:
  • Stretch. To extend. To extend and spread. To extend one's influence. To relax. To release tension. To state. to declare.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.

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