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How to read 子?

Kunyomi... こ/ko,み/mi, おとこ/otoko, ね/ne

Onyomi... シ/shi,ス/su

jinmeikun... sane, shige, shigeru, tada, tane, taka, chika, tsugu, toshi, ne, mi, miru, 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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子 / related names

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Name:
riko
Katakana:
リコ

Kanji:
莉子
Meaning:
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
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Name:
riko
Katakana:
リコ

Kanji:
凜子
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
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Name:
riko
Katakana:
リコ

Kanji:
璃子
Meaning:
  • A character used for the gemstones "crystal" and "lapis lazuli".
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Name:
kako
Katakana:
カコ

Kanji:
佳子
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
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Name:
koko
Katakana:
ココ

Kanji:
瑚子
Meaning:
  • 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.
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Name:
mako
Katakana:
マコ

Kanji:
茉子
Meaning:
  • Jasmine. A small evergreen shrub of the Moraceae family.
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Name:
kako
Katakana:
カコ

Kanji:
華子
Meaning:
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
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Name:
shoko
Katakana:
ショウコ

Kanji:
祥子
Meaning:
  • Fortunately. Congratulations. An omen of good things to come. A festival for the end of mourning.
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Name:
fuko
Katakana:
フウコ

Kanji:
楓子
Meaning:
  • Maple. A general term for plants of the genus Acer in the family Aceraceae.
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Name:
kotoko
Katakana:
コトコ

Kanji:
琴子
Meaning:
  • Koto. General term for all stringed instruments. A musical instrument that has been familiar to Japanese people since ancient times.
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Name:
riko
Katakana:
リコ

Kanji:
凛子
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
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Name:
ryoko
Katakana:
リョウコ

Kanji:
怜子
Meaning:
  • Smart. clever. To pity.
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Name:
nezuko
Katakana:
ネズコ

Kanji:
禰豆子
Meaning:
  • My father's mausoleum. The tablets to take with you in times of war.
  • Beans. An adjective for something small. A small blister on the skin.
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Name:
hinako
Katakana:
ヒナコ

Kanji:
陽奈子
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
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Name:
nanako
Katakana:
ナナコ

Kanji:
菜々子
Meaning:
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
  • Repetition symbol. The second Chinese character in the leapfrog, meaning repetition. Long. Prolonged. Various.
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Name:
mako
Katakana:
マコ

Kanji:
真子
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
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Name:
toko
Katakana:
トウコ

Kanji:
透子
Meaning:
Name:
mariko
Katakana:
マリコ

Kanji:
万莉子
Meaning:
  • 10000. Kanji character for the number 10000 (ten thousand). A unit of number. A large number or quantity. Sufficient. Enough. All. Various. All. Anything. Never. Always. Never. No matter what happens.
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
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Name:
kanoko
Katakana:
カノコ

Kanji:
香乃子
Meaning:
  • Scent. Good smell, fragrant. Aromatic. A scented object that produces a fragrance.
  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
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Name:
hiwako
Katakana:
ヒワコ

Kanji:
陽和子
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Harmony. Peaceful. Tranquility. To soothe. To be quiet. To get along. Combine. To mix. To blend. Combine. To match. To set in order. To set the tone. A moderate appearance. Calm sea. Yamato. Japan.
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