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On-yomi
メイ
mei
ミョウ
myou
Kun-yomi
いのち
inochi
Meaning fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

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一生懸命 いっしょうけんめい
isshoukenmei
na-adjective adverbial noun noun very hard, with utmost effort, with all one's might, for dear life
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いのち
inochi
  1. noun life, life force
  2. lifetime, lifespan
  3. most important thing, foundation, core
  4. archaism paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love)
  5. archaism fate, destiny, karma
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生命 せいめい
seimei
noun life, existence
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命令 めいれい
meirei
  1. noun auxillary suru verb order, command, decree, directive
  2. computer term (software) instruction, statement
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命じる めいじる
meijiru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to order, to command, to appoint
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懸命 けんめい
kenmei
na-adjective noun eagerness, earnestness, risking one's life
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人命 じんめい
jinmei
noun (human) life
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寿命 じゅみょう
jumyou
noun life span
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命ずる めいずる
meizuru
ichidan-zuru verb transitive verb to command, to appoint
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使命 しめい
shimei
noun mission, errand, message
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運命 うんめい
unmei
noun fate, destiny, lot
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革命 かくめい
kakumei
  1. noun no-adjective revolution
  2. 58th year of the sexagenary cycle (in onmyou-dou)
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任命 にんめい
ninmei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective appointment, nomination, ordination, commission, designation
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宿命 しゅくめい
shukumei
noun fate, destiny, predestination
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命中 めいちゅう
meichuu
noun auxillary suru verb a hit, hitting something that was aimed at
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亡命 ぼうめい
boumei
noun auxillary suru verb flight from one's country, seeking asylum, defection, emigration (for political reasons), (going into) exile, becoming a (political) refugee
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命日 めいにち
meinichi
noun death anniversary
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致命的 ちめいてき
chimeiteki
na-adjective fatal, lethal
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生命保険 せいめいほけん
seimeihoken
noun life insurance
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余命 よめい
yomei
noun remainder of one's life, one's remaining years
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延命 えんめい
enmei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
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短命 たんめい
tanmei
na-adjective noun no-adjective short life, short lived
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本命 ほんめい
honmei
  1. noun favorite, favourite, sure thing, likely winner, certainty
  2. one's heart's desire
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命運 めいうん
meiun
noun fate, doom
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命題 めいだい
meidai
noun no-adjective proposition, thesis
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命名 めいめい
meimei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective naming, christening
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救命 きゅうめい
kyuumei
noun no-adjective lifesaving
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延命 えんみょう
enmyou
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
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致命傷 ちめいしょう
chimeishou
noun fatal wound
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生命力 せいめいりょく
seimeiryoku
noun vitality, (one's) life force
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致命 ちめい
chimei
noun fatal
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一命 いちめい
ichimei
noun (a) life, (a) command
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天命 てんめい
tenmei
  1. noun God's will, heaven's decree, fate, karma, destiny
  2. one's life, one's lifespan
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特命 とくめい
tokumei
noun mission
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待命 たいめい
taimei
noun waiting for orders
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存命 ぞんめい
zonmei
noun auxillary suru verb being alive
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命綱 いのちづな
inochizuna
noun lifeline
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命脈 めいみゃく
meimyaku
noun life, thread of life
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長命 ちょうめい
choumei
na-adjective noun no-adjective long life
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命がけ いのちがけ
inochigake
  1. noun no-adjective risking one's life
  2. life and death, risky, desperate
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命懸け いのちがけ
inochigake
  1. noun no-adjective risking one's life
  2. life and death, risky, desperate
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命取り いのちとり
inochitori
noun no-adjective fatal
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命拾い いのちびろい
inochibiroi
noun auxillary suru verb narrow escape from death
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生命線 せいめいせん
seimeisen
noun lifeline
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至上命令 しじょうめいれい
shijoumeirei
noun categorical imperative, overriding necessity
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十月革命 じゅうがつかくめい
juugatsukakumei
noun October Revolution
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産業革命 さんぎょうかくめい
sangyoukakumei
noun the Industrial Revolution
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命からがら いのちからがら
inochikaragara
adverb for dear life, barely escaping alive
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一生けん命 いっしょうけんめい
isshoukenmei
na-adjective adverbial noun noun very hard, with utmost effort, with all one's might, for dear life
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命掛け いのちがけ
inochigake
  1. noun no-adjective risking one's life
  2. life and death, risky, desperate
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