李 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 李 mean?

Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".

How to read 李?

Kunyomi... すもも/sumomo

Onyomi... リ/ri

jinmeikun... momo,

* 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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李 / related names

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Name:
ritsuki
Katakana:
リツキ

Kanji:
李月
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
akari
Katakana:
アカリ

Kanji:
紅李
Meaning:
  • Red color. Bright red color. The color of safflower. Pigment made from safflower. A word that refers to women.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
yuri
Katakana:
ユリ

Kanji:
友李
Meaning:
  • Friend
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
akari
Katakana:
アカリ

Kanji:
朱李
Meaning:
  • Red. Red with yellowish tinge. Red pigment. Red ink.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
tori
Katakana:
トウリ

Kanji:
桃李
Meaning:
  • Peach. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "I am your captive" and "unequaled qualities".
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
yuri
Katakana:
ユウリ

Kanji:
悠李
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
rio
Katakana:
リオ

Kanji:
李緒
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • The beginning of things. Connection. A thought caused by a thing.
Name:
riko
Katakana:
リコ

Kanji:
李心
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
kairi
Katakana:
カイリ

Kanji:
魁李
Meaning:
  • Chieftain. Big and imposing. The four stars that form the head of the Big Dipper. Also, the first star of the Big Dipper.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
shuri
Katakana:
シュリ

Kanji:
朱李
Meaning:
  • Red. Red with yellowish tinge. Red pigment. Red ink.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
ritsu
Katakana:
リツ

Kanji:
李津
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Port
Name:
akari
Katakana:
アカリ

Kanji:
明李
Meaning:
  • Bright. The state of being illuminated by light and seeing clearly. A hopeful and positive attitude. A detailed understanding of things. To be clear. To distinguish. Smart. Wise. Light. To light up.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
rima
Katakana:
リマ

Kanji:
李茉
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Jasmine. A small evergreen shrub of the Moraceae family.
Name:
shiori
Katakana:
シオリ

Kanji:
詩央李
Meaning:
  • Poetry
  • Middle. Halfway. End of the line. End.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
midori
Katakana:
ミドリ

Kanji:
翠李
Meaning:
  • Kingfisher (bird's name). Jade. Green.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
kairi
Katakana:
カイリ

Kanji:
海李
Meaning:
  • Sea. Wide and large. A place where many people and things gather. A large lake or pond. A large lake or pond. A frontier. The end of the earth.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
rina
Katakana:
リナ

Kanji:
李奈
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
momoka
Katakana:
モモカ

Kanji:
李果
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Fruits. The fruit of a tree or grass. The end of a thing. The result. Finish. Accomplishment. To make a bold move. As expected. As I thought. Really. Cause and effect.
Name:
airi
Katakana:
アイリ

Kanji:
愛李
Meaning:
  • Love. to love.To care for and cherish. To be attracted to. To be attached to a particular person.Not wanting to give up something important. To regret.
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
Name:
risa
Katakana:
リサ

Kanji:
李紗
Meaning:
  • Plum (a kind of fruit tree). A small deciduous tree of the rose family. Judge. A messenger. It also refers to Li Bai, a poet of the Tang Dynasty in China. The language of this flower is "misunderstanding".
  • Thin silk. A thin, coarse silk fabric. A veil-like fabric.

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