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[めい()]
mei
noun, prefix

English Meaning(s) for 明

noun
  1. brightness
  2. discernment; insight; an eye (for)
  3. eyesight; vision
prefix
  1. nth year in the Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)

Definition and Synonyms for 明

Lamp an artificial source of visible illumination
Synonyms: ランプ, ランプ, ランプ, , , , , 明る, 明かり, 明るい, 洋灯, , , , , 灯る, 点火, , 電灯
Ming Dynasty the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
Synonyms: , , , , 明るい, 明朝, 明朝

Meanings for each kanji in 明

» bright; light

Categories 明 is a member of

Source Of Illumination any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
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Dynasty a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Sample Sentences for 明

It was very far-sighted for that company to change its policy to accommodate the decrease in numbers of children and the aging of society.
The speaker was so well-known as to need no introduction.
Akira plays tennis well.
Jessie praised Charles for his foresight.
They are bright red!

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