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名 - Name
Index #57
Grade 1
6 strokes
Readings: メイ, ミョウ, な
In the evening, when it gets dark, everyone has to use their mouth to speak their name, otherwise no one could tell who's who.
Compound Kanji

Common Vocab

みょうじ 名字
surname, family name
かな 仮名
kana, Japanese syllabary
じんめい 人名
personal name, name
めいぶつ 名物
specialty, noted product
name, reputation
あてな 宛名
name of recipient, addressee
なふだ 名札
name badge, tag
めいしょ 名所
noted place, sights
ふりがな 振り仮名
reading aid in kana characters
めいし 名刺
business card, calling card
めいじん 名人
master, master hand
めいぼ 名簿
registry, name list
なづける 名付ける
name, give a name to
かなづかい 仮名遣い
kana orthography, use of kana
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