Usage of specific kanji for the name Hideyoshi
September 6, 2011 12:49 PM Subscribe
Am I using the kanji "栄美
" correctly, when combined to create the name "Hideyoshi" and translation of "flourish + beauty?" Am I even doing it right?
posted by CancerMan to Writing & Language (13 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I would like to use these specific characters for a name, but I am uncertain if I am interpreting each meaning correctly, much less whether or not they can be combined in this way, with the same pronunciation and/or translation.
I have seen other character combinations in this list
, but since I do not see my preferred usage displayed, I am unsure if what I'm doing is "wrong" in a sense. Of course, I do leave hope that the list is not exhaustive nor complete, and that I'm just bean-plating this.
Basically I don't want the name to have any unintended consequences associated with it, whether it's a bad interpretation or anything "non-native."
No, it's not for a tattoo, but it is intended to be semi-permanent and important.