守 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 守 mean?

Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.

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How to read 守?

Kunyomi... まもる/mamoru,もり/mori,かみ/kami

Onyomi... シュ/shu,ス/su

jinmeikun... e, sane, ma, mamoru, more,

* 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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守 / related names

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Name:
mamoru
Katakana:
マモル

Kanji:
真守
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
mamoru
Katakana:
マモル

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
asuto
Katakana:
アスト

Kanji:
吾守人
Meaning:
  • Myself. Me. First-person pronouns. My. A word used to call someone close to you. To prevent. To stop.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
morimichi
Katakana:
モリミチ

Kanji:
守吾
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Myself. Me. First-person pronouns. My. A word used to call someone close to you. To prevent. To stop.
Name:
morifumi
Katakana:
モリフミ

Kanji:
守史
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • History. History books. Documents. Records. A person who is in charge of records. Florid. Beautiful.
Name:
morihito
Katakana:
モリヒト

Kanji:
守人
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
naomori
Katakana:
ナオモリ

Kanji:
直守
Meaning:
  • Correct. Honest. Straight-hearted. fix. Direct.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
arisu
Katakana:
アリス

Kanji:
明莉守
Meaning:
  • Bright. The state of being illuminated by light and seeing clearly. A hopeful and positive attitude. A detailed understanding of things. To be clear. To distinguish. Smart. Wise. Light. To light up.
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
rishu
Katakana:
リシュ

Kanji:
凛守
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
shuka
Katakana:
シュカ

Kanji:
守花
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
奏守
Meaning:
  • Playing a musical instrument. To put together an opinion and present it. To offer to the sovereign. To offer. To accomplish.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
想守
Meaning:
  • I think. To have a certain feeling or awareness about a thing. To guess. To evaluate. To judge. To determine. The way two things happen in succession.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
湊守
Meaning:
  • Harbor. A landing place. A place where ships can safely anchor, such as a breakwater. The entrance to a river, sea, or other body of water. Gathering.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
爽守
Meaning:
  • Refreshing. Obvious. Clear. The brightness of dawn. Mistake.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
moriyoshi
Katakana:
モリヨシ

Kanji:
守芳
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Fragrant. Smells good. Good reputation.
Name:
moriyasu
Katakana:
モリヤス

Kanji:
守康
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Peaceful. Gentle. Sturdy. Health. A peaceful state of mind with no worries. Peace of mind. To be at ease. Enjoyment. Fun.
Name:
morihide
Katakana:
モリヒデ

Kanji:
守日出
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
  • Come out
Name:
moriharu
Katakana:
モリハル

Kanji:
守治
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Govern. Manage. Quell. Judge. Correct. To adjust. To cure illness or injury. To treat. To compare. To help. To flourish.
Name:
takamori
Katakana:
タカモリ

Kanji:
崇守
Meaning:
  • Noble. Precious. To revere. A towering mountain.
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
Name:
moriki
Katakana:
モリキ

Kanji:
守希
Meaning:
  • Protect. To hold on to. To maintain a state. To keep watch. To defend. Local chiefs, officials. To protect the gods and Buddha. To take care of children.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.

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