Satoru

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Satoru
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameJapanese
MeaningIt can have many different meanings depending on the kanji used.
Other names
Related namesSatoshi

Satoru (さとる, サトル) is a Japanese verb meaning "to know" or "understand". It is a common masculine Japanese given name. Satoru is the root of the Zen Buddhist word Satori (悟り, enlightenment).

Possible writings[edit]

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

  • 悟る, "be spiritually awakened" or "attain higher perception"
as a given name
  • 悟, "enlightenment"
  • 聡, "smart"
  • 智, "wisdom"
  • 知, "knowledge"
  • 了, "understanding"
  • 哲, "philosophy"
  • 聖, "virtuous"
  • 暁, "daybreak"

The name can also be written in hiragana or katakana.

People[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Satoru Akashi (暁), the main hero of the tokusatsu series GoGo Sentai Boukenger
  • Satoru Furuya (暁), a character in the manga and anime series Ace of Diamond
  • Satoru Hani (悟), a character in the manga and anime series Shion no Ō
  • Satoru Ikaruga (悟), the main character in the manga series D-Live!!
  • Satoru Kanzaki (悟), a character in the manga and anime series Area 88
  • Satoru Ohkura (大蔵 智), a character in the Japanese drama Atashinchi no Danshi
  • Satoru Kamio (悟), a character in the manga and anime series Gingitsune
  • Satoru Fujinuma (悟), the main character in the manga, anime, and film Boku Dake ga Inai Machi

See also[edit]