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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

The parents named their baby Akira.
Akira plays tennis well.
When Chokichi thought listlessly about this winter, and the similar winter before and the one before that, he vividly experienced the fact that as people grow older, they gradually lose their happiness.
A man of vision will make good in the end.
Jessie praised Charles for his foresight.

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