Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mister, you, ruler, male name suffix
Kun:
きみ-ぎみ
On:
クン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
947 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 君 【クン】 Mr (junior), master, boy
  • 君子 【クンシ】 man of virtue, wise man, (true) gentleman, person of high rank, the four gentlemen (plum, chrysanthemum, orchid, and bamboo)
  • 夫君 【フクン】 someone else's husband
  • 名君 【メイクン】 wise ruler, enlightened monarch, benevolent lord

Kun reading compounds

  • 君 【きみ】 you, buddy, pal, monarch, ruler, sovereign, (one's) master
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 大君 【おおきみ】 emperor, king, prince
  • 嫁が君 【よめがきみ】 mouse

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • señor
  • don
  • tú (familiarmente)

Portuguese

  • rapaz
  • sufixo p/ nome

French

  • jeune homme
  • tu
  • suffixe de nom (-kun)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
266 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
700 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
899 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
479 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
403 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
515 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
793 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
807 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3974 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2045 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1170 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3323 Morohashi
3206 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
746 New Nelson (John Haig)
1162 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1246 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
204 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
280 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3577 2001 Kanji
3d4.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-3 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
1760.7 Four corner code
23-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
541b Unicode hex code