8 strokes

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

Kunいのち
Onメイ、ミョウ

Radicals

Common words

  • 革命かくめい
    revolution, 58th year of the sexagenary cycle (in Onmyōdō)
  • 生命せいめい
    life, existence, (one's) working life, career, life force, lifeblood, soul, essence
  • 命令めいれい
    order, command, decree, directive, (software) instruction, statement
  • 懸命けんめい
    eager, earnest, strenuous, fervent, assiduous, with utmost effort
  • 一生懸命いっしょうけんめい
    very hard, with utmost effort, as hard as one can, with all one's might, for dear life, eagerly, desperately
  • 亡命ぼうめい
    fleeing from one's country, seeking asylum, defection, emigration (for political reasons), (going into) exile, becoming a (political) refugee
  • 使命しめい
    mission, errand, task, duty, obligation
  • 運命うんめい
    fate, destiny, lot
  • 生命保険せいめいほけん
    life insurance
  • 寿命じゅみょう
    lifespan, life, lifetime, life (of a battery, lightbulb, etc.), service life, end of an object's (useful) life
  • 任命にんめい
    appointment, nomination, ordination, commission, designation
  • 宿命しゅくめい
    fate, destiny, predestination
  • 人命じんめい
    (human) life
  • 短命たんめい
    short life, short lived
  • 命日めいにち
    anniversary of a person's death, monthly return of the date of someone's death
  • 致命的ちめいてき
    fatal, lethal
  • 命中めいちゅう
    (direct) hit, hitting the mark
  • 命じるめいじる
    to order, to command, to appoint
  • 余命よめい
    remainder of one's life, one's remaining days, time left (to live)
  • 致命傷ちめいしょう
    fatal wound