小 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 小 mean?

Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.

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How to read 小?

Kunyomi... ちいさい/chisai,こ/ko,お/o,さ/sa

Onyomi... ショウ/sho

jinmeikun... sa, chi,

* 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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小 / related names

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Name:
koharu
Katakana:
コハル

Kanji:
小晴
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
Name:
koharu
Katakana:
コハル

Kanji:
小春
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Spring. One of the four seasons. New Year. A time of great momentum in life. Adolescence. Affection. Lust. Sexual passion.
Name:
koharu
Katakana:
コハル

Kanji:
小陽
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
Name:
koyuki
Katakana:
コユキ

Kanji:
小雪
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Snow. A metaphor for something as white as snow. To cleanse.
Name:
koharu
Katakana:
コハル

Kanji:
小遥
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Far. The distance is far. Time is long. Wander.
Name:
konatsu
Katakana:
コナツ

Kanji:
小夏
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
Name:
kohana
Katakana:
コハナ

Kanji:
小華
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Flower. Gorgeous. Beautiful. Eye-catching. Excellent and beautiful. White powder. Chinese self-designation.
Name:
kotetsu
Katakana:
コテツ

Kanji:
小鉄
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Iron. Blades. Weapons. A metaphor for something extremely hard and strong.
Name:
kome
Katakana:
コウメ

Kanji:
小梅
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Plum tree. A deciduous tree of the rose family, and its fruit. One of the family crests. The season when the plum fruit ripens. Refers to the grade (pine, bamboo, plum). The language of this flower is "Keep your promise", "fidelity" and "beauty and longevity".
Name:
kotone
Katakana:
コトネ

Kanji:
小冬音
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Winter. One of the four seasons. Refers to the period from December to around February.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
sayuri
Katakana:
サユリ

Kanji:
小百合
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Hundred. Kanji character for the number 100 (hundred). An example of a large number. A lot of things.
  • Meet
Name:
komomo
Katakana:
コモモ

Kanji:
小桃
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Peach. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "I am your captive" and "unequaled qualities".
Name:
koharu
Katakana:
コハル

Kanji:
小暖
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Warmth. The temperature is moderately comfortable. A state in which there is plenty of money. Affectionate and considerate.
Name:
saku
Katakana:
サク

Kanji:
小紅
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Red color. Bright red color. The color of safflower. Pigment made from safflower. A word that refers to women.
Name:
chise
Katakana:
チセ

Kanji:
小星
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • A star. A star shining in the night sky. Celestial bodies. The flow of years, months, and days. An important person. A landmark. Signs. Aims.
Name:
kozakura
Katakana:
コザクラ

Kanji:
小桜
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Cherry blossom. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "spiritual beauty" and "a good education".
Name:
koto
Katakana:
コト

Kanji:
小冬
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Winter. One of the four seasons. Refers to the period from December to around February.
Name:
sayaka
Katakana:
サヤカ

Kanji:
小夜花
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Night. The time between sunset and sunrise. The dark period when the sun is setting. A metaphor for something quiet and serene.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
koiki
Katakana:
コイキ

Kanji:
小粋
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Stylish. Smart. Chic. Unmixed. Good quality and excellent.
Name:
kotoyo
Katakana:
コトヨ

Kanji:
小都葉
Meaning:
  • Small. Little. Small in number or quantity. Trivial. Insignificant. Unimportant. Young person. Underestimate the ability. To treat lightly. A word used to humble oneself.
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
  • Leaf. Something thin and flat, like a leaf. Something shaped like a leaf. a sheet of paper. A unit to count the number of sheets of paper, etc. A unit for counting leaves. A division of time. A unit of counting leaves. The end.

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