If you like to write your name in kanji (chinese letter), this series of pages can be your help.
Selecting the letter to the left, candidates for Kanji for several sound that begin from selected letter.
Kanjis of having good meaning are selected as far as possible. But there are some difficulties. Some sounds do not exist in Japanese language resulting no Kanjis for those sounds. Typically Japanese language do not have words that have "p" sound at the beginning.
In Kanji system, differently from "hiragana" or "katakana" system, no for long vowel exist. Therefore, when long vowels are to be used, one solution is neglect long vowel and the other is inserting a kanji of vowel sound having same vowel with previous Kanji. In Examples of names in kanji (chinese letter), the latter solution is used but they are sometimes tedious.
From the time when I wrote the page for "How to write englishi name with "katakana", I was thinking about composing this page. But it seemed very difficult. Really it was very difficult.
Please remember, Kanjis are used in China and Korea too but the pronunciation for each kanji is considerably different though similarity can be seen. Sometimes the name you wrote in kanji (chinese letter) will be pronounced quite differently.
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