生 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 生 mean?

Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.

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How to read 生?

Kunyomi... いきる/ikiru,いかす/ikasu,いける/ikeru,うまれる/umareru,うむ/umu,おう/o,はえる/haeru,はやす/hayasu,き/ki,な/na

Onyomi... セイ/sei,ショウ/sho

jinmeikun... ari, i, iki, iku, u, umaru, o, oki, susumu, taka, nari, no, nori, fu, bu, fuyu, mi, yo,

* 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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type common-use kanji
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生 / related names

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Name:
mei
Katakana:
メイ

Kanji:
芽生
Meaning:
  • A bud. To sprout. A sign that something will happen. Something that is newly born and will grow in the future.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
yuki
Katakana:
ユウキ

Kanji:
悠生
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
悠生
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
yusei
Katakana:
ユウセイ

Kanji:
悠生
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
rui
Katakana:
ルイ

Kanji:
琉生
Meaning:
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
aoi
Katakana:
アオイ

Kanji:
蒼生
Meaning:
  • Blue color. Blue color of grass. The grass and trees grow thick. To become old. To be in a panic. To be pale and lifeless.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
aoi
Katakana:
アオイ

Kanji:
葵生
Meaning:
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
aoi
Katakana:
アオイ

Kanji:
葵生
Meaning:
  • hollyhock(a kind of flower). A general term for plants of the mallow family. The language of this flower is "ambition" and "fruitfulness".
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
koki
Katakana:
コウキ

Kanji:
昂生
Meaning:
  • Ascent. To rise high. The sun rises. Emotion is overwhelming.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
mizuki
Katakana:
ミズキ

Kanji:
瑞生
Meaning:
  • Good omen. Congratulations. Auspicious. Freshness.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
aoi
Katakana:
アオイ

Kanji:
愛生
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.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
明生
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.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
rai
Katakana:
ライ

Kanji:
來生
Meaning:
  • Come. From now on. Until now.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
masaki
Katakana:
マサキ

Kanji:
将生
Meaning:
  • A person who leads an army. One of the ranks of military personnel. To support. To move forward. To obey. To offer.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
mitsuki
Katakana:
ミツキ

Kanji:
光生
Meaning:
  • Light. Glow. Glitter. Honor. Fame. Brilliance. Scenery. The way it is. Big. Wide. Blessings. Words used to honor the actions of others.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
mebae
Katakana:
メバエ

Kanji:
芽生
Meaning:
  • A bud. To sprout. A sign that something will happen. Something that is newly born and will grow in the future.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
rio
Katakana:
リオ

Kanji:
莉生
Meaning:
  • Jasmine (a kind of flower). A character used for jasmine.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
haruki
Katakana:
ハルキ

Kanji:
晴生
Meaning:
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
shu
Katakana:
シュウ

Kanji:
萩生
Meaning:
  • Bush clover (a kind of tree).
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.
Name:
ruki
Katakana:
ルキ

Kanji:
琉生
Meaning:
  • Ruri(lapis lazuli). Name of a gemstone. A deep blue to indigo-colored gemstone. One of the seven treasures.
  • Live. To be born. Born. To grow. Life. A living thing. Pure. Unadulterated. Fresh. Unprocessed. Unripe. A person who is learning or practicing.

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