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:
sumie
Katakana:
スミエ

Kanji:
守弥依
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.
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
  • To rely on. To lean on. To use as a basis. To follow. As is. As it was. As it was before. Unclear. Hazy. To take care of the weak. Help.
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:
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:
akimori
Katakana:
アキモリ

Kanji:
礼守
Meaning:
  • Courtesy. A form of behavior to be observed in social life. Respect. A feeling of gratitude.
  • 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:
sukai
Katakana:
スカイ

Kanji:
守歌依
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.
  • Singing. Sing along with the music. Sing with verse and beat. Compose waka, haiku, poems, etc.
  • To rely on. To lean on. To use as a basis. To follow. As is. As it was. As it was before. Unclear. Hazy. To take care of the weak. Help.
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:
ashu
Katakana:
アシュ

Kanji:
吾守
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.
Name:
suzuko
Katakana:
スズコ

Kanji:
守杜子
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 forest of the shrine. Block it. Close.
  • 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:
maori
Katakana:
マオリ

Kanji:
守織
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.
  • Weave. To weave cotton or cloth. To assemble.
Name:
mamori
Katakana:
マモリ

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:
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.

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