Kanji details for

Common kanji
Uses 8 strokes
Taught in grade 2

Search words that:
- start with 明
- end with 明
- contain 明
bright, light
KUN:
  • 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
ON:
  • メイ
    mei
  • ミョウ
    myou
  • ミン
    min
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
Written with 8 strokes
Taught in grade 2
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 631 results)

noun (temporal)
1.
tomorrow
2.
near future(only relevant for あす)
Other readings:
明日【あす】
明日【みょうにち】

adjective
1.
light, well-lit, well-lighted
2.
bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored
3.
cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition)
4.
encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects
5.
familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in)(as 〜に明るい)
6.
fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
Other readings:
明い【あかるい】[1]
Notes:
  1. irregular okurigana usage

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to open (e.g. doors)(esp. 開く)
2.
to open (e.g. business, etc.)(esp. 開く)
3.
to be empty(esp. 空く)
4.
to be vacant, to be available, to be free(esp. 空く)
5.
to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.)(esp. 明く)
6.
to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.)(esp. 明く)
7.
to come to an end(esp. 明く)
Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
8.
to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.)(esp. 明く)
Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
9.
to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
See also:穴が開く
Other readings:
空く【あく】
明く【あく】

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock(only relevant for 開ける)
2.
to open (for business, etc.)(only relevant for 開ける)
3.
to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room(esp. 空ける)
4.
to move out, to clear out(esp. 空ける)
5.
to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily)(esp. 空ける)
Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
6.
to dawn, to grow light(esp. 明ける)
7.
to end (of a period, season)(esp. 明ける)
8.
to begin (of the New Year)(esp. 明ける)
9.
to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for)(esp. 明ける)
10.
to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
Other readings:
空ける【あける】
明ける【あける】

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
explanation, exposition

na-adjective
1.
clear, obvious, evident, plain, definite
2.
bright, light
Other readings:
顕らか【あきらか】

na-adjective
clear, precise, definite, distinct

noun
1.
civilization, civilisation, culture
2.
Bunmei era (1469.4.28-1487.7.20)

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
proof, verification, certification

noun
1.
space, room, gap, emptiness
2.
vacancy, opening, empty seat
noun, no-adjective
3.
free time, time to spare
4.
disuse, unused thing
Other readings:
明き【あき】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 2265 results)

I start tomorrow

Come again tomorrow

Come see me again tomorrow

した
明日
でん
電話
I'll call them tomorrow when I come back

した
明日
いちにち
1日
Will you let me have a holiday tomorrow

した
明日
はな
お話
I will speak to you tomorrow

See you tomorrow

Please explain it

Let's get together tomorrow

I'll come here again tomorrow

した
明日
しょくじ
食事
I was wondering if you'd like to join me for dinner tomorrow

いち
もう一度
せつめい
説明
Explain it once more, Jerry

した
明日
でん
電話
In any case, I'll call you tomorrow

Come the day after tomorrow

Come again tomorrow

した
明日
へん
返事
I'll answer you tomorrow

した
明日
うか
伺います
I will come tomorrow without fail

Happy New Year

I hope it will be fine tomorrow

した
明日
へん
返事
You shall have my answer tomorrow