林 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 林 mean?

Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).

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How to read 林?

Kunyomi... はやし/hayashi,おおい/oi

Onyomi... リン/rin

jinmeikun... ki, kimi, shige, shigeru, toki, fusa, moto, mori, yoshi,

* 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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林 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
karin
Katakana:
カリン

Kanji:
佳林
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Good in shape. Excellent. Splendid. The time is just right. Congratulations.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
karin
Katakana:
カリン

Kanji:
花林
Meaning:
  • Flowers. Something shaped like a flower. A metaphor for something as beautiful or gorgeous as a flower. Honor. To be excellent.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
karin
Katakana:
カリン

Kanji:
可林
Meaning:
  • Can. Good. Can be forgiven. Good point. I can do it. Should do. Listening.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
karin
Katakana:
カリン

Kanji:
榎林
Meaning:
  • Celtis sinensis (a kind of tree). A deciduous tree of the elm family.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
karin
Katakana:
カリン

Kanji:
果林
Meaning:
  • 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.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
rinsei
Katakana:
リンセイ

Kanji:
林生
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
marin
Katakana:
マリン

Kanji:
舞林
Meaning:
  • Dance. To inspire. Encourage. To toy with. Do as you wish.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
rintaro
Katakana:
リンタロウ

Kanji:
林太郎
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • 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:
shigeo
Katakana:
シゲオ

Kanji:
林夫
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Husband. A man who is married. An adult male. A full-fledged man. A respectable man. A man engaged in labor.
Name:
shigeo
Katakana:
シゲオ

Kanji:
林男
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Male. Adult male. Son.
Name:
shigetsugu
Katakana:
シゲツグ

Kanji:
林継
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Inheritance. Succeed (someone in a business or inheritance)
Name:
shigemori
Katakana:
シゲモリ

Kanji:
林司
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • I'll take care of it. Government office. Officials. To take on a role. To manage. To take charge of. To watch.
Name:
jurin
Katakana:
ジュリン

Kanji:
樹林
Meaning:
  • Trees. General term for plants. To plant a tree. To set up. To stand firmly.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
tadatoki
Katakana:
タダトキ

Kanji:
忠林
Meaning:
  • Sincerity. To serve with sincerity. Seriousness. To serve the state or sovereign with all one's heart. To work hard without bothering.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
danrin
Katakana:
ダンリン

Kanji:
暖林
Meaning:
  • Warmth. The temperature is moderately comfortable. A state in which there is plenty of money. Affectionate and considerate.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
nobushige
Katakana:
ノブシゲ

Kanji:
將林
Meaning:
  • A person who leads an army. One of the ranks of military personnel. To support. To move forward. To obey. To offer.
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
Name:
rinsaku
Katakana:
リンサク

Kanji:
林作
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Create. To produce. Something made. To cultivate. To begin. To make for the first time. To do. Human behavior. Movement. Work. To stand. Occur. Appearances.
Name:
rinzo
Katakana:
リンゾウ

Kanji:
林藏
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Warehouse. To store away. In Buddhism, something that encloses everything.
Name:
rinzo
Katakana:
リンゾウ

Kanji:
林造
Meaning:
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).
  • Creation
Name:
zerin
Katakana:
ゼリン

Kanji:
是林
Meaning:
  • Correct
  • Forest. A place where many trees are clustered together (smaller scale than a forest).

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