映 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 映 mean?

Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.

How to read 映?

Kunyomi... うつる/utsuru,うつす/utsusu,はえる/haeru,はやす/hayasu

Onyomi... エイ/ei

jinmeikun... aki, akira, e, teru, mitsu,

* 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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映 / related names

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Name:
eito
Katakana:
エイト

Kanji:
映斗
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Ladle. A tool with a handle for scooping water or alcohol. A square for measuring the amount of grain, liquid, etc. A unit of capacity, 1斗 is about 18 liters. The name of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper or the South Star. Small. The name of a constellation. Suddenly.
Name:
eito
Katakana:
エイト

Kanji:
映人
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
eita
Katakana:
エイタ

Kanji:
映太
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
ena
Katakana:
エナ

Kanji:
映凪
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Calm (at sea)
Name:
hazuki
Katakana:
ハヅキ

Kanji:
映月
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
ikue
Katakana:
イクエ

Kanji:
郁映
Meaning:
  • Fragrant. High in culture. Thriving culture.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
Name:
akihi
Katakana:
アキヒ

Kanji:
映日
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • The sun. Sunlight. A day from sunrise to sunset. One day and night. Day. Every day. Weather. Sky patterns. Things in Japan.
Name:
iroha
Katakana:
イロハ

Kanji:
彩映
Meaning:
  • To color. Add color. A combination of various colors. To make up. Pattern. Luster. Brilliance. Appearance. Figure.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
Name:
saeko
Katakana:
サエコ

Kanji:
嵯映子
Meaning:
  • High and steep mountains.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Children
Name:
ema
Katakana:
エマ

Kanji:
映麻
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Hemp. An annual herbaceous plant of the mulberry family. General term for plants resembling hemp. Numb.
Name:
haru
Katakana:
ハル

Kanji:
映瑠
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Lapis lazuli.
Name:
akihiro
Katakana:
アキヒロ

Kanji:
映大
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • 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:
noe
Katakana:
ノエ

Kanji:
野映
Meaning:
  • A field. Arable land. In its natural state. It was nasty and rough. Unworthy of their status. Range. Private.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
Name:
eri
Katakana:
エリ

Kanji:
映里
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • 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:
sae
Katakana:
サエ

Kanji:
早映
Meaning:
  • Quicker. The time or period is early. Dawn. Promptly. Immediately. Not taking much time.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
Name:
rie
Katakana:
リエ

Kanji:
利映
Meaning:
  • Sharp. Smart. Wise. Good at work. Good. Useful. Convenient. (blade) sharp. To be sharp. To make a profit. To say things.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
Name:
eiko
Katakana:
エイコ

Kanji:
映子
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Children
Name:
eika
Katakana:
エイカ

Kanji:
映花
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
Name:
akina
Katakana:
アキナ

Kanji:
映奈
Meaning:
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
sachie
Katakana:
サチエ

Kanji:
幸映
Meaning:
  • Happiness. Fortunately. Good luck. Thankfulness. To care for. To take good care of. Blessing. The outings and travels of an emperor, a son, or a superior.
  • Reflections. To make the shape or form of something appear when light hits it. It shines brightly when illuminated. It appears vividly and clearly. To make something stand out. To praise.

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