工 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 工 mean?

Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.

How to read 工?

Kunyomi... たくみ/takumi, たくむ/takumu, わざ/waza

Onyomi... コウ/ko,ク/ku

jinmeikun... takumu, tada, tsutomu, nori, yoshi,

* 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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工 / related names

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Name:
riku
Katakana:
リク

Kanji:
利工
Meaning:
  • Sharp. Smart. Wise. Good at work. Good. Useful. Convenient. (blade) sharp. To be sharp. To make a profit. To say things.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
kokei
Katakana:
コウケイ

Kanji:
工慧
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Wisdom. The ability of the mind to see into the mind.
Name:
riku
Katakana:
リク

Kanji:
凛工
Meaning:
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
takumi
Katakana:
タクミ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
takumi
Katakana:
タクミ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
saku
Katakana:
サク

Kanji:
砂工
Meaning:
  • Sand. A fine grained substance.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
gaku
Katakana:
ガク

Kanji:
画工
Meaning:
  • Drawing
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
gaku
Katakana:
ガク

Kanji:
賀工
Meaning:
  • Rejoice. Celebrate.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
gaku
Katakana:
ガク

Kanji:
雅工
Meaning:
  • Elegant. Correct. Always. A word of respect for others.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
koei
Katakana:
コウエイ

Kanji:
工栄
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Things flourish. To prosper gloriously. Honor. Fame. Brilliant.
Name:
koki
Katakana:
コウキ

Kanji:
工稀
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Rare. Few. Faint. Sparse.
Name:
kosei
Katakana:
コウセイ

Kanji:
工晴
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
Name:
kodai
Katakana:
コウダイ

Kanji:
工乃
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • In other words. For that reason. So. A long time ago. In the past. You. A second-person pronoun for a person of equal or inferior status. The word for "no" is used in particles.
Name:
saku
Katakana:
サク

Kanji:
善工
Meaning:
  • Good. A good thing. Good deeds. Good people. Excellent. Splendid. Favorable. Congratulations. To approve. Cherish. To take good care of. To deal with things well. Get along well.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
junku
Katakana:
ジュンク

Kanji:
純工
Meaning:
  • Pure. Unpretentious. To be in one's natural state. Raw silk.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
Name:
takumi
Katakana:
タクミ

Kanji:
工生
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
takuro
Katakana:
タクロウ

Kanji:
工朗
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Cheerful. Explicit. A bright, cheerful personality. A beautiful, unclouded appearance. Honest. Clear-hearted. A clear voice.
Name:
ikuo
Katakana:
イクオ

Kanji:
意工夫
Meaning:
  • Heart. Feelings. Thoughts.
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
kutaro
Katakana:
クタロウ

Kanji:
工太郎
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • 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:
konosuke
Katakana:
コウノスケ

Kanji:
工之助
Meaning:
  • Engineering. Technology. To make. A craftsman who makes things with excellent techniques. To work with.
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.

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