招 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 招 mean?

To summon. Invoke.

How to read 招?

Kunyomi... まねく/maneku

Onyomi... ショウ/sho

jinmeikun... aki, akira,

* 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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Can be registered as a Japanese name

In Japan, 2999 kanji characters can be registered as names. (In other words, you cannot officially apply for any other kanji as a name.) But if you enjoy it as fiction, no problem.

type common-use kanji
unicode 62DB

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招 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
hiroaki
Katakana:
ヒロアキ

Kanji:
宏招
Meaning:
  • Large. Big. Expand. Excellent. To be splendid.
  • To summon. Invoke.
Name:
toshiaki
Katakana:
トシアキ

Kanji:
利招
Meaning:
  • Sharp. Smart. Wise. Good at work. Good. Useful. Convenient. (blade) sharp. To be sharp. To make a profit. To say things.
  • To summon. Invoke.

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