影 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 影 mean?

Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.

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How to read 影?

Kunyomi... かげ/kage

Onyomi... エイ/ei,ヨウ/yo

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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影 / related names

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Name:
mikage
Katakana:
ミカゲ

Kanji:
美影
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
ei
Katakana:
エイ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
kagetora
Katakana:
カゲトラ

Kanji:
影虎
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Tiger. A metaphor for something as strong as a tiger. A drunkard.
Name:
yoshikage
Katakana:
ヨシカゲ

Kanji:
静影
Meaning:
  • Quiet. No sound. No movement. Calm.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
hokage
Katakana:
ホカゲ

Kanji:
帆影
Meaning:
  • A sail of a ship. A cloth that catches the wind and makes the ship run.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
motokage
Katakana:
モトカゲ

Kanji:
求影
Meaning:
  • Request
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
kageo
Katakana:
カゲオ

Kanji:
影夫
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
kageo
Katakana:
カゲオ

Kanji:
影央
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Middle. Halfway. End of the line. End.
Name:
kageo
Katakana:
カゲオ

Kanji:
影男
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Male. Adult male. Son.
Name:
kageo
Katakana:
カゲオ

Kanji:
影雄
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Male. The male of an animal. Brave. An excellent person. Large in scale.
Name:
kage
Katakana:
カゲ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
kagemoto
Katakana:
カゲモト

Kanji:
影本
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Book. The source of things. The original. The truth. The central part. Of oneself. A word that counts the number of sticks, movies, communications, games, etc.
Name:
eita
Katakana:
エイタ

Kanji:
影大
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
eita
Katakana:
エイタ

Kanji:
影太
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
hokage
Katakana:
ホカゲ

Kanji:
火影
Meaning:
  • Fire. Flames. Light. Fire. Burning. The imminence of things. Fierce emotions. One of the seven days (Tuesday).
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
hokage
Katakana:
ホカゲ

Kanji:
穂影
Meaning:
  • An ear of grain. The part of a grain stalk at the end of which flowers and fruits are produced.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
eita
Katakana:
エイタ

Kanji:
影汰
Meaning:
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
  • 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.
Name:
jiei
Katakana:
ジエイ

Kanji:
次影
Meaning:
  • Next. Second. Second place. Middle. Order. A word expressing rank or order. An inn where you stay on a journey. A place to camp.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
seiei
Katakana:
セイエイ

Kanji:
晟影
Meaning:
  • Bright. Bright with sunshine. Prosperity. A metaphor for something bright and positive.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.
Name:
chikage
Katakana:
チカゲ

Kanji:
智影
Meaning:
  • Smart. Wisdom. To understand things.
  • Shadow. Something that is the opposite of an object and a light source. A reflection in the water. A shape or figure whose details are not clear. Something that is not real. Omokage. A suggestion of misfortune or bad luck. A substitute.

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