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メイ/MEI/    ミョウ/MYŌ/    いのち/inochi/MEI/メイ/    MYOU/ミョウ/    inochi/いのち/

fate;  command;  decree;  destiny;  life;  appoint Frenchdestinée;  destin;  ordre;  décret;  vie;  nommer (à un poste) Portuguesedestino;  comando;  decreto;  vida Spanishorden;  mandato;  vida

Radical: (mouth).   Strokes: 8画.   Elements: 口个卩一.   Pinyin: mìng.   Hangul:  [myeong].

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N3.

Example compounds:
十月革じゅうがつかくめいjūgatsukakumei】October Revolution
至上しじょうめいれいshijōmeirei】categorical imperative; overriding necessity
ミョウMYŌ寿じゅみょうjumyō】life span
平均寿へいきんじゅみょうheikinjumyō】life expectancy
可惜身あたらしんみょうatarashinmyō】valuing one's body and life; holding one's life dear
いのちinochi拾いいのちびろいinochibiroi】narrow escape from death
がけいのちがけinochigake】risking one's life; life and death
辛々いのちからがらinochikaragara】for dear life; barely escaping alive
Codepoints and classification codes:
44-31JIS X 0208
8062.7Four Corner
2844De Roo
Dictionary indices:
430Classic Nelson
767The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2058New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1303Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1400Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
388A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
671Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
387Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
3473Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 962
394A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
578Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
519Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
411Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
416Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
316Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
249The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
997Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
325Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1412Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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