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  • Hiraganatip:らん
  • Katakanatip:ラン
  • Householdstip:aprx. 300

Names and meanings by Kanji - 4 variations

In Japanese, there is a culture of kanji which is a set of characters that originated from Chinese characters, and the meaning of the name changes according to the choice of kanji characters.
Even surnames with the same reading have different meanings depending on how the kanji characters are applied.
For Ran, kanji choices are listed below, sorted by the households number in Japan.

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Share蘭 - Ran -

means "orchid, holland, blue." Details are below.

  • General term for a perennial plant of the Orchidaceae family.

  • An alternate name for the plant ichii.

  • Abbreviation of the country name "Walan (Holland)".

  • Householdstip: aprx. 300

- Ran -

Share藍 - Ran -

means "indigo, blue dye plant." Details are below.

  • Indigo - A one-year-old plant of the Tade family used to make blue dye.

  • Blue - A color that is a shade of blue.

  • Rags - Pieces of old, worn-out clothing.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ran -

Share羅 - Ran -

means "net, gauze, thin silk fabric." Details are below.

  • Net - A net used to catch birds. To capture by setting a net. To capture without leaving anything behind.

  • Connect - To link together. To line up.

  • Thin Silk - Thin fabric.

  • Romania - Abbreviation of the country name “Romania”.

  • Householdstip: under 10

- Ran -

Share欄 - Ran -

means "frame." Details are below.

  • Handrail - A horizontal piece of wood used to prevent people from falling from bridges, stairs, etc.

  • Cage - A place to keep animals confined.

  • Frame - A division, boundary, or partition.

  • Householdstip: under 10

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As the situation in Ukraine escalates, I feel with emotions too overwhelming to name. There are many children in Ukraine whose homes have been destroyed and without food and water. Gentle support is needed.

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For the kind Russian people

Apparently this isn't broadcast on Russian TV, but what the Russian government is doing isn't actually a peacekeeping operation, but is more correctly described as an invasion and looting of your relative's country, Ukraine.

The only power that can change the reality in Ukraine is for the Russian people to speak out. Please touch the world media outside of Russia to see how your government is causing the tragic situation. Thank you for a peaceful world!

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