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What Would Your Name Be In Japan?
You are 葵 - Aoi, a name that means "hollyhock." You are a seeker after truth and wisdom. Your insatiable curiosity may get you into trouble, but you are only truly happy when you are learning about the world and delving into the true meaning of things.
You are 樹 - Itsuki, a name that means “tree.” You are creative and expressive. Your roots go deep, and you are happiest when you are making others happy.
You are 和子 - Kazuko, from 和, meaning "harmony," and 子, meaning "child." You are a “connector,” someone who brings other people together. You are likely the person in your group of friends who has brought new people into the group from different parts of your life, and when you set people up for a date, it actually works.
You are 港 - Minato, a name that means “harbor.” You are open and welcoming – those who stray from you will always return before long, because you remind them of home, warmth, acceptance.
You are 蓮 - Ren, a name that means “lotus.” The lotus is known in Japan for rising out of murky water to become strong and beautiful, and likewise your strength and your beauty comes from what you have endured.
You are 莉子 - Riko, from 理, meaning "reason," and 子, meaning "child." You are logical to a fault, quick to see the flaws in people’s arguments and the fastest way to solve a problem. You are impatient with people who are ruled by their emotions, and you do not suffer fools gladly.
You are 竜 - Ryu, a name that means “Dragon.” You are fiercely individual, and you can never be happy being bound by someone else’s rules. You are driven by a need to blaze your own path, and others can follow if they dare.
You are 咲良 - Sakura, a name that means “cherry blossom.” You are sensitive and wounded easily, but this is because you feel more deeply than most. It is likely that you love animals and that they love you in return, and that you can feel intuitively when someone is upset or uncomfortable and know what to say to make them feel at ease.
You are 翔太 - Shouta, from 翔, which means “to glide” and 太, which means "big." You are a dreamer, and you are guided by your fertile imagination. Your greatest strength is your ability to make connections that others have missed.
You are 百合 - Yuri, a name that means "lily." Your dominant trait is your kindness and you have a unique ability to see the true beauty in things that others might overlook. You are always the first to stick up for someone who is being bullied, and the last to give up on someone others have written off as hopeless.