姉 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 姉 mean?

Older sister

How to read 姉?

Kunyomi... あね/ane

Onyomi... シ/shi

jinmeikun... e,

* 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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Can be registered as a Japanese name

In Japan, 2999 kanji characters can be registered as names. (In other words, you cannot officially apply for any other kanji as a name.) But if you enjoy it as fiction, no problem.

type common-use kanji
unicode 59C9

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姉 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
hoshiko
Katakana:
ホシコ

Kanji:
宝姉子
Meaning:
  • Treasure. Something rare and precious. A rare and precious thing or person. A beautiful name for a heavenly child. Money.
  • Older sister
  • Children

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