美 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 美 mean?

Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.

What's the image of 美?

How to read 美?

Kunyomi... うつくしい/utsukushi,よい/yoi, ほめる/homeru

Onyomi... ビ/bi,ミ/mi

jinmeikun... uma, umashi, kiyoshi, tomi, hashi, haru, fumi, mitsu, yo, yoshi, yoshimi,

* 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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美 / related names

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Name:
mitsuki
Katakana:
ミツキ

Kanji:
美月
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
miyu
Katakana:
ミユ

Kanji:
美結
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Tie. Bind. To connect. To assemble. To put together. To complete. To block.
Name:
miu
Katakana:
ミウ

Kanji:
美羽
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Feathers. Insect wings. Wings. A word for counting birds and rabbits.
Name:
mio
Katakana:
ミオ

Kanji:
美桜
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Cherry blossom. A small deciduous tree of the rose family. The language of this flower is "spiritual beauty" and "a good education".
Name:
mio
Katakana:
ミオ

Kanji:
美緒
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • The beginning of things. Connection. A thought caused by a thing.
Name:
misaki
Katakana:
ミサキ

Kanji:
美咲
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Blooming. Flower buds open. It smiles.
Name:
mikoto
Katakana:
ミコト

Kanji:
美琴
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Koto. General term for all stringed instruments. A musical instrument that has been familiar to Japanese people since ancient times.
Name:
mizuki
Katakana:
ミヅキ

Kanji:
美月
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Moon. A satellite of the Earth. One of the celestial bodies visible in the sky. One month. A Monday.
Name:
nanami
Katakana:
ナナミ

Kanji:
菜々美
Meaning:
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
  • Repetition symbol. The second Chinese character in the leapfrog, meaning repetition. Long. Prolonged. Various.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
minami
Katakana:
ミナミ

Kanji:
湊美
Meaning:
  • Harbor. A landing place. A place where ships can safely anchor, such as a breakwater. The entrance to a river, sea, or other body of water. Gathering.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
miko
Katakana:
ミコ

Kanji:
美心
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Mind. Spirit. Feelings. Thoughts. Heart. Chest. Center. The center of things. Important things. The point.
Name:
emiri
Katakana:
エミリ

Kanji:
愛美理
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.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • The way of things. The path or reason of things. Pattern. To set in order. Natural science.
Name:
nanami
Katakana:
ナナミ

Kanji:
七美
Meaning:
  • Seven. Seventh. Kanji character for the number 7 (seven). Many times.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
miku
Katakana:
ミク

Kanji:
美空
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Sky. Atmosphere. Heaven. Big. Wide. Empty. No substance. Meaningless. Useless. In Buddhism, something without substance or essence. A thing related to aviation.
Name:
miori
Katakana:
ミオリ

Kanji:
美織
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Weave. To weave cotton or cloth. To assemble.
Name:
miku
Katakana:
ミク

Kanji:
美来
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Come. From now on. Until now.
Name:
miho
Katakana:
ミホ

Kanji:
美帆
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • A sail of a ship. A cloth that catches the wind and makes the ship run.
Name:
manami
Katakana:
マナミ

Kanji:
愛美
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.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
Name:
miharu
Katakana:
ミハル

Kanji:
美遥
Meaning:
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.
  • Far. The distance is far. Time is long. Wander.
Name:
emi
Katakana:
エミ

Kanji:
絵美
Meaning:
  • Drawing. Painting.
  • Beautiful. Excellent. Splendid. Delicious.

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