東 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 東 mean?

East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.

How to read 東?

Kunyomi... ひがし/higashi,あずま/azuma

Onyomi... トウ/to

jinmeikun... akira, ki, kochi, to, hajime, haru, hide, moto,

* 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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東 / related names

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Name:
toko
Katakana:
トウコ

Kanji:
東子
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Children
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:
toma
Katakana:
トウマ

Kanji:
東磨
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Polishing. Make it beautiful with care. To work hard at something or study. To wear away.
Name:
toma
Katakana:
トウマ

Kanji:
東真
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
東希
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
Name:
toko
Katakana:
トウコ

Kanji:
東湖
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Lake. A place where water accumulates on land.
Name:
kotono
Katakana:
コトノ

Kanji:
胡東乃
Meaning:
  • Different ethnic groups living in the north and west of China
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • 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:
azuma
Katakana:
アヅマ

Kanji:
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
Name:
manato
Katakana:
マナト

Kanji:
真東
Meaning:
  • True. Truth, not falsehood. Nature as it is. True form. Innate.
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
Name:
toichi
Katakana:
トウイチ

Kanji:
東壱
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • One. The first of the natural numbers. First. The most excellent. Only that. Make it one.
Name:
tosaku
Katakana:
トウサク

Kanji:
東朔
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • The first day of the month. New Moon. North direction.
Name:
toshiro
Katakana:
トウシロウ

Kanji:
東史郎
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • History. History books. Documents. Records. A person who is in charge of records. Florid. Beautiful.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
toshiro
Katakana:
トウシロウ

Kanji:
東士郎
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • "Male. Adult male. A learned and respectable man. A beautiful name for a man. A man who excels in learning and knowledge. A man with a title. A samurai. A military man. A man who has acquired special qualifications or skills. To perform a task. To serve."
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
tori
Katakana:
トウリ

Kanji:
東俐
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Wise. A person with a good head and superior wisdom. To be to the point. To be shrewd.
Name:
tori
Katakana:
トウリ

Kanji:
東凛
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • dignified. Having a dignified attitude. Solemn. Crisp and tightly cold.
Name:
toki
Katakana:
トキ

Kanji:
東暉
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Shine. To glitter. To emit light. Sunlight. Obvious. Admirable enough to be noticed. To be excellent.
Name:
harutaro
Katakana:
ハルタロウ

Kanji:
東太郎
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
haruhito
Katakana:
ハルヒト

Kanji:
東人
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • People. Human beings. Humanity. Every single person. People. Grown-ups. Adults. Personality. Character. A word used to count people.
Name:
haruma
Katakana:
ハルマ

Kanji:
東磨
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Polishing. Make it beautiful with care. To work hard at something or study. To wear away.
Name:
haruma
Katakana:
ハルマ

Kanji:
東馬
Meaning:
  • East. East direction. The countries and regions east of the capital. Spring in the Five Elements theory.
  • Horse. A metaphor for something big. A metaphor for something lowly.

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