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Japanese Name Guide Here's a simplified Japanese Guide for the meaning of the names of some of the characters in Naruto. The Guide also includes some frequently recurring words in the series. The words are listed in alphabetical order.


AEdit

Aka - Bloody red (from Akamaru) Akatsuki - Dawn (the organisation Itachi is in) Anko - Sweet beans

BEdit

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CEdit

Cho - Butterfly (from Chouji) Chouji - Message of condolence / clove

DEdit

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EEdit

Ebisu - Japanese God of Wealth

FEdit

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GEdit

Gai - Self will / victory song Gama - Toad (from Gamabunta) Gekkou - Moonlight

HEdit

Hinata - In the sun (quite ironic eh) Hatake - Field Haku - White (and a variety of other not so interesting meanings)

IEdit

Ibiki - Snore Inari - A type of Japanese maki delicacy using beancurd skin to wrap Japanese rice Ino - Boar Inu - Dog (from Inuzuka) Iruka - Dolphin Itachi - Weasel

JEdit

Jiraiya - Young Thunder Jutsu - Skill or art (see types of jutsu)

KEdit

Kage - Silhouette, shadow Kabuto - Samurai helmet made of iron or laquered leather Kakashi - Scarecrow / Figurehead (his hairstyle sure looks like it) Kaze - Wind Kiba - Fang Kin - Gold Konoha - Leaves of trees Kurenai - Deep red colour

LEdit

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MEdit

Mizu - Water

NEdit

Naruto - A type of Japanese steamed fishcake Neji - Screw

OEdit

Orochi - Big Snake

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SEdit

Sakura - Cherry Blossom, decoy Sensei - Teacher Sharin - Wheel (from sharingan) Shika - Deer (from Shikamaru)

TEdit

Temari - Traditional Japanese Balls made from threads Tenten - Here and there

UEdit

Uchiha - A kind of fan in Japan (pronounced uchi-wa) Udon - A type of Japanese noodle (thick and translucent in clour) Uzumaki - Whirlpool or eddies

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YEdit

Yakushi - The Healing Buddha

ZEdit

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SourceEdit

http://narutofever.com/information/name-guide.php