Hikaru

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Hikaru
PronunciationHikar(u)
GenderUnisex
Origin
Word/NameJapanese
MeaningLight, Radiance (depending on kanji used)
Region of originJapan
Other names
Related namesHikari, Koki
 
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Hikaru
PronunciationHikar(u)
GenderUnisex
Origin
Word/NameJapanese
MeaningLight, Radiance (depending on kanji used)
Region of originJapan
Other names
Related namesHikari, Koki

Hikaru (ひかる, ヒカル?) is a Japanese verb meaning "to shine" (光る?), and it is the dictionary form of the word Hikari ( light?). It is also a Japanese given name that can be given to either sex and rarely used as a surname.

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Hikaru can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana

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