息 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 息 mean?

Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).

How to read 息?

Kunyomi... いき/iki,やすむ/yasumu

Onyomi... ソク/soku

jinmeikun... oki, ki, yasu,

* 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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type common-use kanji
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息 / related names

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gender:

Name:
ibuki
Katakana:
イブキ

Kanji:
息吹
Meaning:
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
  • Blow
Name:
yasuo
Katakana:
ヤスオ

Kanji:
息生
Meaning:
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
ibuki
Katakana:
イブキ

Kanji:
息吹
Meaning:
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
  • Blow
Name:
aya
Katakana:
アヤ

Kanji:
彩息
Meaning:
  • To color. Add color. A combination of various colors. To make up. Pattern. Luster. Brilliance. Appearance. Figure.
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
Name:
tadaoki
Katakana:
タダオキ

Kanji:
忠息
Meaning:
  • Sincerity. To serve with sincerity. Seriousness. To serve the state or sovereign with all one's heart. To work hard without bothering.
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
Name:
naiki
Katakana:
ナイキ

Kanji:
奈息
Meaning:
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).
Name:
toiki
Katakana:
トイキ

Kanji:
渡息
Meaning:
  • To cross. To move something from hand to hand. To cross a river or sea. To live in the world.
  • Breath. Breathing. Live. Rest. End. Son. Interest (bank).

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