Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: bright; clear
Readings: めい、みゅう、あ
MEI, MYŪ, a
Halpern Index: 855
Grade: 2
Stroke Count: 8
Skip Code: 1-4-4
Frequency of Use: 89
Unicode Character: 660E
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

明かり あかり
akari
light; illumination; glow; lamp
あした
ashita
tomorrow
みめい
mimei
early dawn, before daybreak
ぶんめい
bunmei
civilization
せいめい
seimei
declaration, statement, proclamation
みょうじょう
myōjō
morning star; Venus
きゅうめい
kyūmei
study; investigation; inquiry
明する せつめいする
setsumeisuru
to explain
あしたのばん
ashita no ban
tomorrow evening
じゃあ、また明 じゃあ、またあした
jaa, mata ashita
See you tomorrow.
げんめい
genmei
declaration; statement; assertion; profession
けんめい
kenmei
wisdom; intelligence; prudence
しょうめい
shoumei
illumination; lighting
めいさつ
meisatsu
discernment; keen insight (n,vs)
めいじ
meiji
elucidation; clear/explicit statement
The arm of the Lord is not too short to save.
— Isaiah 59:1