宇 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 宇 mean?

Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.

How to read 宇?

Kunyomi... のき/noki, いえ/ie

Onyomi... ウ/u

jinmeikun... uma, sora, taka, ne, noki,

* 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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宇 / related names

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Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
由宇
Meaning:
  • Source. Origin. to be based on. Reason.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
miu
Katakana:
ミウ

Kanji:
美宇
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
悠宇
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
sora
Katakana:
ソラ

Kanji:
宇宙
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Space. The sky. Heaven. A place away from the earth. In the air. Memorizing.
Name:
yutaka
Katakana:
ユタカ

Kanji:
由宇
Meaning:
  • Source. Origin. to be based on. Reason.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
結宇
Meaning:
  • Tie. Bind. To connect. To assemble. To put together. To complete. To block.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
fu
Katakana:
フウ

Kanji:
風宇
Meaning:
  • Wind. The wind blows. Sensitizing power. To be conveyed in a certain way. Tradition. Figure or appearance. Taste. Rumors. The name of a disease.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
yuki
Katakana:
ユウキ

Kanji:
友宇希
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
jo
Katakana:
ジョウ

Kanji:
助宇
Meaning:
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
遊宇
Meaning:
  • Play. Have fun. Indulge in fun. Move around freely. Remain unused. To travel. To go to another country for study or other purposes. Hanging around without a job.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
yuma
Katakana:
ユウマ

Kanji:
悠宇馬
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Horse. A metaphor for something big. A metaphor for something lowly.
Name:
yu
Katakana:
ユウ

Kanji:
有宇
Meaning:
  • To exist. To have. To keep. To hold on to. Also. In addition to. Wealth. Property.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
uito
Katakana:
ウイト

Kanji:
宇意人
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Heart. Feelings. Thoughts.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
umi
Katakana:
ウミ

Kanji:
宇海
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Sea. Wide and large. A place where many people and things gather. A large lake or pond. A large lake or pond. A frontier. The end of the earth.
Name:
udai
Katakana:
ウダイ

Kanji:
宇泰
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Gentle. Calm. Reassuring. Gentle. Large. Broad. Abundant. No worries. Extremely. Overbearing. extravagant. To be extravagant.
Name:
ryuichi
Katakana:
リュウイチ

Kanji:
龍宇一
Meaning:
  • Dragon. An imaginary animal. An outstanding person. A hero. A parable of the Son of Heaven. A word used for things related to the Son of Heaven. Dinosaurs.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
Name:
takashi
Katakana:
タカシ

Kanji:
宇志
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
fu
Katakana:
フウ

Kanji:
歩宇
Meaning:
  • Walk. I move forward. Months and days flow by. Things are progressing. Progress. degree. Stage.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
Name:
uran
Katakana:
ウラン

Kanji:
宇蘭
Meaning:
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Orchid (a kind of flower). General term for plants of the orchid family. Abbreviation of Dutch.The language of this flower is "love", "beauty", "refinement" and "beautiful lady".
Name:
yudai
Katakana:
ユウダイ

Kanji:
悠宇大
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Eaves. Roof. A house covered with a large roof. A world covered with a big sky. Infinite space. Heaven. The sky. Spirit. A broad and generous heart.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.

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