1927-Jouyou-kanji “命” Stroke Order and Meanings

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“Command” or “Order” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “命”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “命” means “Life”, “Fate” or “Target” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "命"

Jouyou Kanji “命”

Jouyou Kanji "命" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “命” Stroke Order

Stroke # 8 Strokes
On-Yomi めい(mei)
Kun-Yomi いのち(inochi)
Meanings Command, Order
Name (give a name to someone)
Fate, Destiny
Target, Aim
(By adding this kanji after the name, express a respect to the person)

Kanji words which contain Kanji “命”, and their meanings

Words Meanings
命あっての物種(いのちあってのものだね-i no chi a tte no mo no da ne) While there’s life there’s hope, Without life there is nothing, Don’t waste your life
命懸け(いのちがけ-i no chi ga ke) Putting one’s life on the line, Staking one’s life (on), Risking one’s life, Life and death situation
命辛々(いのちからがら-i no chi ka ra ga ra) For dear life, Barely escaping alive, To escape narrowly
命から二番目(いのちからにばんめ-i no chi ka ra ni ba n me) Important thing next to life, Very important thing
命乞い(いのちごい-i no chi go i) Begging for one’s life, Pleading for one’s life
命知らず(いのちしらず-i no chi shi ra zu) Daredevil, Madcap, Lunatic, Harum-scarum, Hothead, Swashbuckler, Heedlessness, Mindlessness, Rashness, Carelessness, Sloppiness
命取り(いのちとり-i no chi to ri) Fatal, Deadly, Mortal
命の恩人(いのちのおんじん-i no chi no o n ji n) Lifesaver, Person who saved one’s life
命の綱(いのちのつな-i no chi no tsu na) One’s lifeline, Staff of life, Thread of life
命拾い(いのちびろい-i no chi bi ro i) Narrow escape from death
命冥加(いのちみょうが-i no chi myo u ga) Providential protection
命運(めいうん-me i u n) Fate, Destiny
命数(めいすう-me i su u) One’s natural span of life, One’s (length of) days, Span of life, One’s term of existence
命題(めいだい-me i da i) Proposition, Thesis, Notion, Theory
命旦夕に在り(めいたんせきにあり-me i ta n se ki ni a ri) Being near the end of life