Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: name
Readings: めい、みょう、な
MEI, MYŌ, na
Halpern Index: 2169
Grade: 1
Stroke Count: 6
Skip Code: 2-3-3
Frequency of Use: 147
Unicode Character: 540D
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

なまえ
namae
name; full name; given name; first name
じんめい
jinmei
name of a person
だいみょう
daimyō
Japanese feudal lord
めいきょく
meikyoku
famous/well-known melody
めいせい
meisei
fame, reputation
ひつめい
hitsumei
alias; pseudonym; pen name
めいし
meishi
business card
しめい
shimei
(full) name
こうみょう
koomyoo
great achievement; glorious deed
ゆうめい
yuumei
famous (adj-na)
ゆうめいじん
yuumeijin
celebrity
ける なづける
nazukeru
to name (someone)
みょうじ
myouji
surname; last name; family name
ふめいよ
fumeiyo
dishonor; dishonour; disgrace; shame (n, な-adj)
むめい
mumei
anonymous; unknown (n, adj-no)
かめい
kamei
alias; pseudonym
For we know that the whole creation groans and labors as in the pains of childbirth together until now.  Not only that, but also we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
— Romans 8:22-23