宗 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 宗 mean?

Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.

How to read 宗?

Kunyomi... むね/mune

Onyomi... シュウ/shu,ソウ/so

jinmeikun... kazu, takashi, toki, toshi, nori, hiro, moto,

* 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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宗 / related names

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Name:
sota
Katakana:
ソウタ

Kanji:
宗大
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • 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.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
宗介
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
sota
Katakana:
ソウタ

Kanji:
宗汰
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Sort them out. Washing with water to separate the good from the bad. to wash away. To make cloudy. To add to. More than a minute. Too many.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
宗磨
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Polishing. Make it beautiful with care. To work hard at something or study. To wear away.
Name:
sotaro
Katakana:
ソウタロウ

Kanji:
宗太郎
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
soichiro
Katakana:
ソウイチロウ

Kanji:
宗一郎
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
sotatsu
Katakana:
ソウタツ

Kanji:
宗辰
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Dragon. Fifth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. Eight o'clock in the morning and two hours before and after that. Direction of 30 degrees from east to south. General term for the sun, moon, and stars.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
宗佑
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Help. To cover up.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
宗助
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
sosuke
Katakana:
ソウスケ

Kanji:
宗輔
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • To help. Give strength.
Name:
soshi
Katakana:
ソウシ

Kanji:
宗司
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • I'll take care of it. Government office. Officials. To take on a role. To manage. To take charge of. To watch.
Name:
masamune
Katakana:
マサムネ

Kanji:
政宗
Meaning:
  • Politics. To govern a country or things. The way to do things. To make things right. Rules. Standard. To carry out in a reasonable manner. To work out.
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
Name:
soichi
Katakana:
ソウイチ

Kanji:
宗市
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • City. A town. A place where things are bought and sold. A bustling place where people gather. One of the administrative divisions.
Name:
so
Katakana:
ソウ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
Name:
shugo
Katakana:
シュウゴ

Kanji:
宗梧
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Chinese parasol tree
Name:
somu
Katakana:
ソウム

Kanji:
宗夢
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Dream. Something you see as if it were real when you are asleep. Something you hope to achieve in the future. A pleasant thought that takes you away from reality. Something fleeting. Uncertainty.
Name:
soma
Katakana:
ソウマ

Kanji:
宗真
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
Name:
shuko
Katakana:
シュウコ

Kanji:
宗子
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Children
Name:
motoe
Katakana:
モトエ

Kanji:
宗恵
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Grace. Caring. Compassion. To feel sorry for someone. To pity and be kind. God and Buddha give happiness. To give things. Wise. Witty. Straightforward. Obedient. Beautiful. Give.
Name:
sotaro
Katakana:
ソウタロウ

Kanji:
宗太朗
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.

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