Tag: names

27 = sign in a katakana name 2015-08-23T13:38:41.770

27 How can I tell if a Japanese person's given name is male or female? 2017-03-17T18:55:03.377

22 How do you write someone's name if you don't know what kanji to use? 2012-04-26T20:15:12.300

19 How do attendance checklists in Japan deal with multiple possible name readings? 2017-03-16T00:49:47.740

18 Can I use my Chinese name as my Japanese name? 2018-02-27T18:38:47.557

17 When should one add さん at the end of a name? 2011-05-31T20:07:54.773

17 When Chinese personal names are written in Japanese in kanji is there always an obvious reading? 2011-09-05T12:48:38.370

17 How to translate historical names which don't necessarily have an equivalent in Japanese? 2015-07-11T13:20:46.830

17 Why do some Japanese people write parts of their name in hiragana? 2016-08-17T11:33:48.657

13 Alignment of people's names 2012-04-11T00:42:02.907

13 Is it always necessary to ask how someone's name is pronounced if you encounter it first in writing? 2017-02-22T22:23:03.647

12 Address someone by their first name, or their last name? 2012-04-28T09:43:09.777

12 Is -さん used when referring to a celebrity or historical figures? 2012-08-07T19:15:20.110

12 What does the letter 'P' at the end of an author's pseudonym mean? 2019-02-09T16:53:54.507

11 Is the use of 先生 and similar titles context sensitive? 2011-06-02T13:35:19.473

11 Can I write Japanese name "Midori" this way - 緑? 2011-08-09T04:52:14.083

11 Terms for Japanese/Western name order 2012-02-23T03:19:50.313

11 Describing aptronyms (names that fit their owner) 2012-07-27T13:58:34.077

11 Can タコ be an offensive word? 2017-06-29T17:45:52.187

10 Using Japanese honorifics with non-kana names 2011-06-28T04:17:20.057

10 What honorifics are used with nicknames? 2011-07-08T10:58:33.147

10 Which kanji has the greatest number of strokes? 2012-04-25T17:56:27.013

10 When is it appropriate to refer to yourself using your name, rather than 私 (or others)? 2012-04-30T21:10:23.003

10 Which readings would you use to pronounce people's names? 2012-05-15T16:43:02.230

10 Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters? 2013-05-21T22:49:14.243

10 Is ありす a traditional girl's name? 2013-12-27T03:52:09.623

10 How to read single stand-alone language-name kanji? 2014-04-25T17:47:33.223

10 Is the kanji/kokuji "taito" (たいと) with 84 strokes legitimate and ever used? 2014-12-20T23:20:44.553

10 Addressing other members of the same great family when everyone shares the same surname 2016-03-25T10:27:24.330

9 Change of kanji like 大坂 to 大阪 2012-07-23T13:09:16.710

9 Using appropriate old characters with people's names 2012-10-22T06:18:54.540

9 What is the significance of number of Kanji in a name? 2013-03-29T08:10:56.830

9 My name is Midori, but I have never known the Kanji 2015-01-09T16:20:14.083

8 Why is the affixal 子 treated specially when abbreviating people’s names? 2012-06-09T23:04:21.300

8 Correct kana for João 2012-07-11T15:04:05.540

8 How are twins addressed by their teacher at school? 2015-06-15T19:30:57.640

8 What connotation does the ending -n to a Japanese female name have? 2016-01-17T22:31:08.313

8 Looking to understand a fantasy name 2019-08-09T20:55:10.563

7 Are katakana names pronounced as they are written? 2014-08-08T09:50:21.050

7 Why is there a ツ in 四ツ谷? 2016-01-02T09:39:51.767

7 Use of 旧字体 in Japanese names 2016-01-18T09:47:34.767

7 How Could One Read 4649? 2016-12-18T03:35:35.147

7 孫悟飯 - Songohan, why non-Japanese say it comes from "gohan = meal/cooked rice"? 2017-04-07T11:34:29.813

6 What would be the Japanese name of a person with a native Chinese name? 2012-07-06T17:24:29.930

6 Writing the name Harriet in Japanese 2014-02-26T07:34:56.033

6 Prefix お for names - how is it used? 2014-05-04T03:42:50.877

6 Why do Japanese businessmen use 「さん」 even with うち names in meetings with foreigners 2014-05-29T12:05:42.873

6 Is there any Japanese language reason why Google Maps hyphenates some names and not others? 2016-08-28T08:07:42.220

6 Same person, two kanji spellings for the name - why? 2018-03-08T18:26:39.297

6 What was the process by which 有職読み applied to personal names? 2018-06-30T20:01:07.463

6 Naming suffix -氏 (-し) used by an otaku character in anime 2018-10-11T07:46:07.597

5 Why is the Japanese government considering adding kanji such as "cancer" to the jinmeiyō kanji? 2012-07-14T10:42:15.527

5 Is "豪斯多拉利" an ateji way to write "Australia"? 2013-01-09T13:23:37.533

5 How is となりのトトロ supposed to be perceived in Japanese? 2014-03-14T06:41:42.447

5 Why is Danny written & pronounced ダニー and not ダニ? 2014-09-07T16:38:27.643

5 Generic title for children? 2015-06-08T02:09:34.207

5 What is the meaning of the suffix 之助? 2015-09-11T00:58:31.243

5 As a foreigner with a Japanese name, what are the implications of writing my name in katakana or kanji? 2015-11-26T14:53:27.497

5 How to politely inform other people of acceptable alternative ways of addressing you? 2016-01-22T12:23:04.473

5 Why does "子" often come at the end of a woman's name, but comes at the start of the term for a baby animal? 2016-02-27T05:54:15.367

5 Can katakana ワ be used in official name? 2016-03-17T09:28:26.150

5 What is the meaning of Sankyo in Japanese companies names 2016-10-31T08:58:54.717

5 Why did Mount Fuji (富士山) become "Fujiyama" in English? 2017-02-11T10:17:55.710

5 Can 亞 be a simplification of 亜? 2017-05-01T00:11:17.593

5 Two stations written with the same kanji but pronounced differently — why? 2017-11-03T16:06:06.080

5 When do you use your own name to refer to yourself? 2018-05-09T01:05:05.940

5 When is it appropriate to begin referring to 明仁 as 平成天皇? 2019-04-01T15:59:46.227

5 Statistics on common readings for Japanese names 2019-06-26T22:25:02.490

4 The surname 粂 【くめ】 2012-12-05T11:32:08.200

4 Can Japanese names be anything? 2013-04-04T21:48:51.473

4 Is there some way that a Japanese (sur)name must be written for it to make sense? 2013-04-07T23:42:25.890

4 Name identification for 安田 味子, and "saying" using という 2013-05-04T19:04:03.883

4 Are people named after prefectures, or are prefectures named after people? 2013-10-13T01:25:06.697

4 What does the name Chacha (チャチャ) mean? 2014-04-24T18:42:48.400

4 Help identifying low-res kanji (and perhaps words) on a low-res album cover 2014-04-30T12:17:33.773

4 General rules for final kana in names ending with consonant? 2015-01-05T20:41:52.890

4 Can someone transliterate this artist's name? 2015-03-15T21:55:30.527

4 Using 音読み to write foreign names 2016-07-20T00:34:00.060

4 What is the correct pronunciation of 精撰寒晒? 2016-08-13T21:58:00.647

4 How to spell the name Yana? 2017-01-01T01:14:09.770

4 Is it correct to read 黒川 as くろかわ or is くろがわ correct? 2017-01-29T09:23:38.930

4 Takehiko to Takejiro different name or diminutive? 2017-02-20T14:43:05.020

4 Abbreviation for jinmeiyō? 2017-03-20T12:57:18.260

4 Does 'yuki' really mean happiness? 2018-06-26T15:04:50.450

4 Translate German name "Markus" to Japanese 2018-08-14T10:00:52.880

4 How do I translate my Chinese name into Japanese? 2019-03-04T15:36:40.720

4 Are personal names spelled in hiragana or katakana if the kanji isn't known? 2019-08-04T20:13:39.180

4 How to write Hanief (my name) in Japanese? 2019-10-01T11:58:13.017

4 Historical naming conventions of Japanese first names? Modern interpretation of first names? 2019-11-30T03:26:37.120

3 Why do Japanese titles often start with titles/appositions? 2012-06-09T06:08:17.790

3 Is one transcription of "Andrew" more standard than another? 2012-08-04T12:59:25.607

3 Which writing system (hiragana, katakana, or kanji) should we use when writing out someone's name? 2012-09-09T19:59:01.267

3 How would you write the name Anibal in Japanese? 2013-09-26T00:46:58.647

3 How to write the name !xobile in Katakana? 2014-02-25T03:12:17.597

3 How the name Aimad is written in Japanese? 2014-03-08T19:18:17.487

3 How to write "yi" in katakana 2014-10-06T21:11:56.940

3 Intentional hiragana transcription for foreign names 2014-11-09T14:40:34.443

3 What is the correct reading for the names 小此木 and 廣? 2015-07-05T04:40:50.393

3 Were Japanese names ever anglicised? 2015-10-18T02:03:07.197