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銘 means 'inscription'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1460   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-22    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 25 words   Used in 46 words   Used in 65 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   メイ
Name    たか   み   め
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This kanji often gives items a stamp of approval. Inscriptions on metal vases, pottery, or swords convey authenticity. The prefix 銘- deems products (e.g., cakes and sakés) 'exclusively made' and 'of high quality." The term for "brand name" includes 銘, drawing on the connection between 銘 and reputation. And a great product engraves itself on your mind - again involving 銘!
⿰   gold   name  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 銘 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 銘 is used 46 times, read 1 way.
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noun
1. brand; make; description
2. trading name of stocks and securities
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Henshall: 1847  Joy o' Kanji : 1847  Key to Kanji:

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メイ    inscription   
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メイ   ミョウ   な name   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
eight
オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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