志 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 志 mean?

Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.

How to read 志?

Kunyomi... こころざす/kokorozasu,こころざし/kokorozashi,しるす/shirusu

Onyomi... シ/shi

jinmeikun... sane, mune, moto, yuki,

* 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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志 / related names

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Name:
shion
Katakana:
シオン

Kanji:
志音
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志織
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Weave. To weave cotton or cloth. To assemble.
Name:
shiho
Katakana:
シホ

Kanji:
志保
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • 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:
shiho
Katakana:
シホ

Kanji:
志帆
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • A sail of a ship. A cloth that catches the wind and makes the ship run.
Name:
oshiro
Katakana:
オウシロウ

Kanji:
旺志郎
Meaning:
  • Vigorous
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
shion
Katakana:
シオン

Kanji:
志穏
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Calm
Name:
kyoshiro
Katakana:
キョウシロウ

Kanji:
京志郎
Meaning:
  • Metropolis. The city where the Imperial Palace is located. Tokyo. Kyoto. High. Big. Prosperous.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
yuji
Katakana:
ユウジ

Kanji:
悠志
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志桜里
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Cherry blossom. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "spiritual beauty" and "a good education".
  • 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:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
志央梨
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Middle. Halfway. End of the line. End.
  • Pear. A deciduous tree of the rose family.
Name:
shino
Katakana:
シノ

Kanji:
志乃
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • 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:
soshi
Katakana:
ソウシ

Kanji:
颯志
Meaning:
  • The sound of wind. The sound of the wind blowing quickly. Dashing. A gust of wind. A clean appearance. A crisp appearance.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
shio
Katakana:
シオ

Kanji:
志緒
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • The beginning of things. Connection. A thought caused by a thing.
Name:
eiji
Katakana:
エイジ

Kanji:
英志
Meaning:
  • To excel. Flower. Abbreviation for British. Abbreviation for English.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
shion
Katakana:
シオン

Kanji:
志苑
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Garden. A place where fruits and plants are cultivated. A place where studies and arts gather.
Name:
shu
Katakana:
シュウ

Kanji:
志優
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Gentle. Soothing. Caring. Soothing. Relaxed. Elegant, beautiful. Superior to others. Excellent. Rich. Abundant. Generous.
Name:
keiji
Katakana:
ケイジ

Kanji:
啓志
Meaning:
  • To enlighten. To teach and guide. To admonish. To make understand. To open. To open up. To start things. To make things happen. To be the first to lead. To dispatch people ahead of time. To spearhead an army. To tell. To offer up. To depart. To go out with a person of high rank.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
toshi
Katakana:
トウシ

Kanji:
東志
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
itoshi
Katakana:
イトシ

Kanji:
絃志
Meaning:
  • Strings. A string attached to a musical instrument. General term for stringed instruments.
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
Name:
shion
Katakana:
シオン

Kanji:
志音
Meaning:
  • Aspiration. To aim to be. Where the mind aims. Compassion. Sign. To remember. To record. A gift for thanks or appreciation.
  • Sound. Tone. Voice. News.

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