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On-yomi
メイ
mei
ミョウ
myou
ミン
min
Kun-yomi
あ.かり
a.kari
あか.るい
aka.rui
あか.るむ
aka.rumu
あか.らむ
aka.ramu
あき.らか
aki.raka
あ.ける
a.keru
-あ.け
-a.ke
あ.く
a.ku
あ.くる
a.kuru
あ.かす
a.kasu
Nanori
あきら
akira
あけ
ake
あす
asu
きら
kira

ke
さや
saya
さやか
sayaka
とし
toshi
はる
haru

mi

me
Meaning bright, light

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Definition
明日 みょうにち
myounichi
  1. noun (temporal) tomorrow
  2. near future
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明るい あかるい
akarui
  1. adjective bright, colourful
  2. cheerful
  3. familiar (with), knowledgeable (about)
  4. fair (e.g. politics), clean
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明後日 あさって
asatte
adverbial noun noun (temporal) day after tomorrow
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説明 せつめい
setsumei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective explanation, exposition
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声明 せいめい
seimei
noun auxillary suru verb declaration, statement, proclamation
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発明 はつめい
hatsumei
  1. noun auxillary suru verb invention
  2. na-adjective intelligent, clever
  3. noun auxillary suru verb archaism being enlightened, having the meaning of everything become clear
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文明 ぶんめい
bunmei
  1. noun civilization, civilisation, culture
  2. Bummei era (1469.4.28-1487.7.20)
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明確 めいかく
meikaku
na-adjective clear, precise, definite, distinct
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照明 しょうめい
shoumei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective illumination, lighting
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証明 しょうめい
shoumei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective proof, verification
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夜明け よあけ
yoake
noun dawn, daybreak
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明かり あかり
akari
  1. noun light, illumination, glow, gleam
  2. lamp, light
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明らか あきらか
akiraka
na-adjective noun obvious, evident, clear, plain
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透明 とうめい
toumei
na-adjective no-adjective noun transparency, cleanness
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明くる あくる
akuru
pre-noun adjectival next, following
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明け方 あけがた
akegata
adverbial noun noun (temporal) dawn
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明明後日 しあさって
shiasatte
adverbial noun noun (temporal) usually kana (in) three days time (two days after tomorrow)
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明白 めいはく
meihaku
na-adjective obvious, clear, plain, evident, apparent, explicit, overt
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賢明 けんめい
kenmei
na-adjective noun wisdom, intelligence, prudence
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明朗 めいろう
meirou
na-adjective bright, clear, cheerful
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明瞭 めいりょう
meiryou
noun na-adjective clarity, clearness
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明かす あかす
akasu
  1. Godan-su verb transitive verb to pass (e.g. the night), to spend
  2. to reveal, to divulge
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打ち明ける うちあける
uchiakeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to be frank, to speak one's mind, to open one's heart
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明日 あす
asu
  1. noun (temporal) tomorrow
  2. near future
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自明 じめい
jimei
na-adjective noun no-adjective obvious, self-evident, trivial, axiomatic, self-explanatory
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未明 みめい
mimei
adverbial noun noun (temporal) early dawn, grey of morning, gray of morning
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明記 めいき
meiki
noun auxillary suru verb clear writing, specification
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明日 あした
ashita
  1. noun (temporal) tomorrow
  2. near future
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明治 めいじ
meiji
noun Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
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不明 ふめい
fumei
  1. na-adjective noun unknown, obscure, indistinct, uncertain, ambiguous
  2. anonymous, unidentified
  3. ignorant, lack of wisdom
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公明 こうめい
koumei
na-adjective noun fairness, justice
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克明 こくめい
kokumei
  1. na-adjective detailed, elaborate, faithful (copy), accurate
  2. scrupulous, diligent, conscientious
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判明 はんめい
hanmei
noun auxillary suru verb establishing, proving, identifying, confirming
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弁明 べんめい
benmei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective explanation, excuse, vindication, apology
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明暗 めいあん
meian
noun light and darkness, light and shade
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明細 めいさい
meisai
  1. na-adjective noun details, particulars
  2. noun abbreviation detailed statement
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究明 きゅうめい
kyuumei
noun auxillary suru verb investigation (esp. in academic and scientific contexts)
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明晩 みょうばん
myouban
adverbial noun noun (temporal) tomorrow evening
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明年 みょうねん
myounen
adverbial noun noun (temporal) next year
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明朝 みょうちょう
myouchou
adverbial noun noun (temporal) tomorrow morning
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明ける あける
akeru
  1. Ichidan verb transitive verb to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock
  2. to open (for business, etc.)
  3. to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room
  4. to move out, to clear out
  5. to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily)
  6. Ichidan verb intransitive verb to dawn, to grow light
  7. to end (of a period, season)
  8. to begin (of the new year)
  9. to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for)
  10. to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
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不透明 ふとうめい
futoumei
  1. na-adjective opaque, obscure, murky, turbid
  2. noun opacity, obscurity
  3. na-adjective unclear, unpredictable, uncertain
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明後日 みょうごにち
myougonichi
adverbial noun noun (temporal) day after tomorrow
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明くる日 あくるひ
akuruhi
adverbial noun noun (temporal) next day, following day
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梅雨明け つゆあけ
tsuyuake
noun auxillary suru verb the end of the rainy season
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公明党 こうめいとう
koumeitou
noun New Komeito (Japanese political party), New Clean Government Party, Justice Party
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解明 かいめい
kaimei
noun auxillary suru verb clarification, elucidation, explication
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表明 ひょうめい
hyoumei
noun auxillary suru verb declaration, indication, representation, manifestation, demonstration, expression, announcement, assertion
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明り あかり
akari
  1. noun light, illumination, glow, gleam
  2. lamp, light
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鮮明 せんめい
senmei
na-adjective noun vivid, clear, distinct
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