川 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 川 mean?

River

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How to read 川?

Kunyomi... かわ/kawa

Onyomi... セン/sen

jinmeikun...

* 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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type common-use kanji
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川 / related names

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Name:
sosen
Katakana:
ソウセン

Kanji:
霜川
Meaning:
  • Frost. Needle ice. A metaphor for something frosty and white. Something sharp. Severe. Years and months.
  • River
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川浬
Meaning:
  • River
  • Nautical mile. A unit of distance at sea, 1,752 meters. Knots. A unit of ship's speed per nautical mile.
Name:
sengo
Katakana:
センゴ

Kanji:
川悟
Meaning:
  • River
  • Enlightenment. Awaken to the truth. Awaken from your doubts. Quick to understand. Wise. Awakening from sleep. God and Buddha announce.
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川凛
Meaning:
  • River
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
Name:
senka
Katakana:
センカ

Kanji:
川夏
Meaning:
  • River
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
Name:
senna
Katakana:
センナ

Kanji:
川菜
Meaning:
  • River
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川里
Meaning:
  • River
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川璃
Meaning:
  • River
  • A character used for the gemstones "crystal" and "lapis lazuli".
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川莉
Meaning:
  • River
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
Name:
toru
Katakana:
トオル

Kanji:
Meaning:
Name:
kawane
Katakana:
カワネ

Kanji:
川音
Meaning:
  • River
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
yakawa
Katakana:
ヤカワ

Kanji:
矢川
Meaning:
  • Arrow. To shoot with a bow. To swear.
  • River
Name:
ogawa
Katakana:
オガワ

Kanji:
小川
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.
  • River
Name:
sen
Katakana:
セン

Kanji:
Meaning:
Name:
senri
Katakana:
センリ

Kanji:
川梨
Meaning:
  • River
  • Pear. A deciduous tree of the rose family.

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