いのちinochi

noun:

  • life; life force - sometimes written as 生命 生命
  • lifetime; lifespan
  • most important thing; foundation; core
  • paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love) - archaism
  • fate; destiny; karma - archaism

koたるtarushaすべからくsubekarakuoyanoinochini従うshitagauべしbeshi Children should obey their parents.

そのsonoinuha少女shoujonoinochiwo救ったsukutta The dog saved the girl's life.

めいmei

noun:

  • command; decree
  • life
  • destiny

koたるtarushaすべからくsubekarakuoyanoinochini従うshitagauべしbeshi Children should obey their parents.

みことmikoto

suffix noun / noun:

  • Lord; Highness - after the name of a god or a noble

pronoun:

  • you - archaism - derogatory term
みことmikoto

noun:

  • the spoken words of the emperor or a noble - honorific language

Kanji definition:

メイMEIミョウMYOUいのちinochi

fate; command; decree; destiny; life; appoint

Strokes:
8
Radical:
口 mouth
SKIP:
2-3-5
UTF:
547d
JIS208:
44-31
Hangul:
명 [myeong]
Pinyin:
mìng
Stroke order:
Example words:
革命かくめいkakumei
revolution; / 58th year of the sexagenary cycle (in Onmyōdō)
生命せいめいseimei
life; existence
命令めいれいmeirei
order; command; decree; directive; / (software) instruction; statement
いのちinochi
life; life force; / lifetime; lifespan; / most important thing; foundation; core; / paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love); / fate; destiny; karma
懸命けんめいkenmei
eager; earnest; strenuous; fervent; assiduous; with utmost effort

Partial results:

めいれいmeirei Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • order; command; decree; directive
  • (software) instruction; statement - IT term

ケンKENha自分jibunnoinuniそこでsokode待つmatsuようにyouni命令meireiしたshita Ken told his dog to wait there.

めいじるmeijiru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to order; to command
  • to appoint

回れ右mawaremigiwo命じるmeijiru I order you to turn right.

めいずるmeizuru Inflection

ichidan ~ずる verb (alt. form of じる verbs) / transitive:

  • to order; to command
  • to appoint

皿洗いsaraaraiwo命じられてmeijirarete彼女kanojoha口をとがらせたkuchiwotogaraseta She pouted when she was told to wash the dishes.

めいちゅうmeichuu Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • (direct) hit; hitting the mark

戦艦senkanビスマルクBISUMARUKUgouwouminoもくずmokuzuとするtosuruにはnihahatsumono魚雷gyoraiwo命中meichuuさせsaseなければならなかったnakerebanaranakatta It took many torpedo hits to send the battleship Bismarck to Davy Jones's locker.

めいにちmeinichi

noun:

  • death anniversary

そのsonoishiにはnihakareno命日meinichiga刻まれていたkizamareteita The stone was inscribed with the date of his death.

めいうんmeiun

noun:

  • fate; doom
めいだいmeidai

noun / ~の noun:

  • proposition; thesis; notion; theory
  • problem; issue; challenge

我々warewareno至上shijou命題meidaihaこのkono紛争funsouniすっぱりsupparito終止符shuushifuwo打つutsuことkotodeあっateそのsonoためtameni妥協dakyoutenwo探るsaguruことkotomo辞さjisaないnai Our top priority is to settle this dispute once and for all, so we are ready to meet them halfway.

めいめいmeimeiirr. Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • naming; christening

赤ちゃんakachanもうmou命名meimeiしたshita Have you named your new born baby?

いのちがけinochigakeirr.

noun / ~の noun:

  • putting one's life on the line; staking one's life (on); risking one's life; life and death situation 命をかける

そのsono写真shashinnonakaにはniha命がけinochigakede撮ったtottaものmonomoあるaru Some of the photos have been taken at the risk of life.

いのちとりinochitori

~の noun / noun:

  • fatal; deadly; mortal

そのsono間違いmachigaigakareno命取りinochitoriとなったtonatta The mistake cost him his head.

いのちからがらinochikaragaraいのちからがらinochikaragaraいのちがらがらinochigaragara

adverb:

  • for dear life; barely escaping alive

kareha国境kokkyou警備兵keibiheino姿sugatawo見てmite命からがらinochikaragara逃げたnigeta He ran for his life at the sight of the border guard.

いのちづなinochizuna

noun:

  • lifeline
いのちびろいinochibiroi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • narrow escape from death

避難民hinanminhaやっとyatto命拾いinochibiroiwoしたshita The refugees barely escaped death.

めいみゃくmeimyaku

noun:

  • life; thread of life
めいめいきそくmeimeikisoku

noun:

  • naming rule - IT term
めいちゅうせいどmeichuuseido

noun:

  • accuracy of fire (gun, missile, etc.)
めいれいいっかmeireiikka

noun:

  • handed-down order; issued instruction; word of command - four character idiom 一下
いのちのおんじんinochinoonjin

expression / noun:

  • lifesaver; person who saved one's life
めいめいふくりょういきmeimeifukuryouiki

noun:

  • naming-subdomain - IT term
めいれいけいmeireikei

noun:

  • imperative form; command - Linguistics term
めいめいほうほうひきすうmeimeihouhouhikisuu

noun:

  • naming rules parameter - IT term
めいれいしょmeireisho

noun:

  • decree; directive
めいめいりょういきmeimeiryouiki

noun:

  • naming domain - IT term
めいれいぶんmeireibun

noun:

  • imperative sentence; imperative statement - Linguistics term
めいれいアドレスレジスタmeireiADORESUREJISUTA

noun:

  • instruction address register; program register; instruction pointer register - IT term

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