巳 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 巳 mean?

Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.

How to read 巳?

Kunyomi... み/mi

Onyomi... シ/shi

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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巳 / related names

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Name:
manami
Katakana:
マナミ

Kanji:
真奈巳
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
takumi
Katakana:
タクミ

Kanji:
巧巳
Meaning:
  • Skillfulness. Great skill. A dexterous manner. A metaphor for a person or thing with excellent skills, such as a craftsman.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
emiri
Katakana:
エミリ

Kanji:
江巳里
Meaning:
  • A river. A big river. A large river. It can also refer to the Yangtze River and the Yangtze River in China. Cove.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • 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:
aimi
Katakana:
アイミ

Kanji:
愛巳
Meaning:
  • Love. to love.To care for and cherish. To be attracted to. To be attached to a particular person.Not wanting to give up something important. To regret.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
takumi
Katakana:
タクミ

Kanji:
拓巳
Meaning:
  • Open up. To open up uncharted land. To push. To lift up. To print on stone. To print letters or patterns on paper.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
kanami
Katakana:
カナミ

Kanji:
金巳
Meaning:
  • Gold. General term for metals. Money. Coins. Golden color. Elegant. Beautiful. Friday.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
namiko
Katakana:
ナミコ

Kanji:
那巳子
Meaning:
  • Question/antonyms auxiliary characters
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Children
Name:
kotomi
Katakana:
コトミ

Kanji:
采巳
Meaning:
  • Coloration. Beautiful colors. A figure or appearance. To choose. Dice.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
namika
Katakana:
ナミカ

Kanji:
奈巳夏
Meaning:
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Summer. It is one of the four seasons. Big. Prosperous. The name of a dynasty or country in China. China's own name.
Name:
fumiko
Katakana:
フミコ

Kanji:
風巳子
Meaning:
  • Wind. The wind blows. Sensitizing power. To be conveyed in a certain way. Tradition. Figure or appearance. Taste. Rumors. The name of a disease.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Children
Name:
tatsumi
Katakana:
タツミ

Kanji:
達巳
Meaning:
  • To reach. To accomplish. To go through things well. To deliver goods. to announce a word or command.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
masami
Katakana:
マサミ

Kanji:
正巳
Meaning:
  • Correct. To be reasonable. to fix. exactly. To be in just the right state. New Year. The beginning of things. The original. The real.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
sumie
Katakana:
スミエ

Kanji:
寿巳衣
Meaning:
  • 寿Long life. Life. Age. Celebration. Celebration of long life.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • A garment. Something to wear. A jacket. Something to cover the outside.
Name:
tamie
Katakana:
タミエ

Kanji:
汰巳江
Meaning:
  • 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.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • A river. A big river. A large river. It can also refer to the Yangtze River and the Yangtze River in China. Cove.
Name:
megumi
Katakana:
メグミ

Kanji:
恵巳
Meaning:
  • 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.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
semina
Katakana:
セミナ

Kanji:
勢巳奈
Meaning:
  • Momentum
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
yumie
Katakana:
ユミエ

Kanji:
祐巳絵
Meaning:
  • Help from God and Buddha. To protect and help.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Drawing. Painting.
Name:
kimiko
Katakana:
キミコ

Kanji:
記巳子
Meaning:
  • To write down. A document that describes a matter. To keep in mind.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
  • Children
Name:
honami
Katakana:
ホナミ

Kanji:
帆那巳
Meaning:
  • A sail of a ship. A cloth that catches the wind and makes the ship run.
  • Question/antonyms auxiliary characters
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.
Name:
nami
Katakana:
ナミ

Kanji:
奈巳
Meaning:
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
  • Snake. The sixth of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. The direction is south-southeast. The time is 10 a.m. and two hours before and after it.

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