Definition of 昭

  • shining
  • bright


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

昭和, しょうわ

Showa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)

昭栄, しょうえい

Shoei (motorcycle helmet manufacturing company), Shouei

昭代, しょうだい

glorious reign, enlightened era

昭和一桁, しょうわひとけた

(member of the generation born in) the first nine years of the Showa period (from 1926 to 1934)

昭和時代, しょうわじだい

Showa period (1926-1989 CE)

昭和元禄, しょうわげんろく

the flourishing mid-Showa period (1960s and early 1970s) of peace, rapid economic growth, and life of ease

昭和年間, しょうわねんかん

Showa era

昭和史, しょうわし

history of the Showa period (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)

昭和の日, しょうわのひ

Showa Day (national holiday; April 29)

昭昭, 昭々, しょうしょう

clear, bright, plain, obvious

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