左 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 左 mean?

Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.

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How to read 左?

Kunyomi... ひだり/hidari

Onyomi... サ/sa

jinmeikun... suke,

* 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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左 / related names

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Name:
misako
Katakana:
ミサコ

Kanji:
美左子
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Children
Name:
sayuri
Katakana:
サユリ

Kanji:
左友里
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Friend
  • 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:
saeko
Katakana:
サエコ

Kanji:
左依子
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • 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.
  • Children
Name:
sayako
Katakana:
サヤコ

Kanji:
左弥子
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • 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.
  • Children
Name:
sayuri
Katakana:
サユリ

Kanji:
左由里
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Source. Origin. to be based on. Reason.
  • 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:
hisae
Katakana:
ヒサエ

Kanji:
比左江
Meaning:
  • Ratio
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • A river. A big river. A large river. It can also refer to the Yangtze River and the Yangtze River in China. Cove.
Name:
sawa
Katakana:
サワ

Kanji:
左和
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Harmony. Peaceful. Tranquility. To soothe. To be quiet. To get along. Combine. To mix. To blend. Combine. To match. To set in order. To set the tone. A moderate appearance. Calm sea. Yamato. Japan.
Name:
sakiko
Katakana:
サキコ

Kanji:
左祈子
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Pray. To pray to God or Buddha. To wish from the heart. A metaphor for something earnest and solemn.
  • Children
Name:
saho
Katakana:
サホ

Kanji:
左保
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • To keep. To keep in a state. To protect. To help. To nourish. Nurture. To make at ease. Take good care of. Take care of. To assume responsibility for. To accompany. To ask. Take care of.
Name:
asako
Katakana:
アサコ

Kanji:
阿左子
Meaning:
  • A place where a mountain or river bends and curves. To lean on. To bend one's will and follow others. A word that expresses familiarity by being attached to a word that calls someone.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Children
Name:
tsukasa
Katakana:
ツカサ

Kanji:
都加左
Meaning:
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
  • To add. Increase. Overlap. On top of. Put on. To place. To make a companion. Join a group.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
Name:
hisato
Katakana:
ヒサト

Kanji:
飛左人
Meaning:
  • Fly in the sky. To jump up. Go fast. Fast as you fly. High. Unsubstantiated bullshit.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
isami
Katakana:
イサミ

Kanji:
偉左臣
Meaning:
  • Great. To be large and splendid. To be excellent. Prosperity. A parable of something excellent and splendid.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Vassal. A servant. One who serves a lord. People in general.
Name:
sagenta
Katakana:
サゲンタ

Kanji:
左源太
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Source. The source from which the water of a river flows. The beginning of something happening.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
satsuo
Katakana:
サツオ

Kanji:
左都夫
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Capital. Metropolis. A large city where people gather. Tokyo. To control. To unite. Gorgeous. Beautiful. The city's style and elegance.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
sama
Katakana:
サマ

Kanji:
左馬
Meaning:
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Horse. A metaphor for something big. A metaphor for something lowly.
Name:
hanza
Katakana:
ハンザ

Kanji:
半左
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
Name:
asao
Katakana:
アサオ

Kanji:
亜左夫
Meaning:
  • Next. Near. Similar. Companions. Branching point. Abbreviation for Asia (Asia).
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
asao
Katakana:
アサオ

Kanji:
亜左雄
Meaning:
  • Next. Near. Similar. Companions. Branching point. Abbreviation for Asia (Asia).
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Male. The male of an animal. Brave. An excellent person. Large in scale.
Name:
asao
Katakana:
アサオ

Kanji:
阿左夫
Meaning:
  • A place where a mountain or river bends and curves. To lean on. To bend one's will and follow others. A word that expresses familiarity by being attached to a word that calls someone.
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.

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