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.

What's the image of 影?

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:
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:
eiko
Katakana:
エイコ

Kanji:
影湖
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.
  • Lake. A place where water accumulates on land.
Name:
mikage
Katakana:
ミカゲ

Kanji:
見影
Meaning:
  • See
  • 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:
kagero
Katakana:
カゲロウ

Kanji:
影狼
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.
  • Wolf. A mammal of the canine family. A metaphor for something as ferocious as a wolf. To be frightened. To be dismayed.
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:
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:
kagemi
Katakana:
カゲミ

Kanji:
影美
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.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
kimikage
Katakana:
キミカゲ

Kanji:
王影
Meaning:
  • King. A person who rules a country. Monarch. The emperor. The best of his kind. The first person. One of the pieces in chess. A relative of the royal family.
  • 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:
yoko
Katakana:
ヨウコ

Kanji:
影子
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.
  • Children
Name:
akiko
Katakana:
アキコ

Kanji:
影子
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.
  • Children
Name:
chikage
Katakana:
チカゲ

Kanji:
稚影
Meaning:
  • Child. Young. Not yet mature.
  • 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:
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.

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