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In Japan, Hitomi is a very common name, and the definition, in its entirety, is "the pupil of the eyes". Obviously, this is a straight definition, and when translated into a more broad context, Hitomi usually means the reflection or the gaze (which is usually applied as "the beautiful gaze" or "brilliant reflection").
-- Anonymous User  1/30/2005
Hitomi is the name of the female lead in the anime series "The Vision of Escaflowne."
-- Phoenix Flower  10/1/2005
Hitomi is the name of a female Japanese singer, one of her notable songs is called "I Am" and is one of the opening themes for the anime "InuYasha".
-- blueshinra  2/16/2006
A famous person named Hitomi is Hitomi Yoshizawa, who is a member of Hello! Projects group Morning Musume.
-- ketsuekitsubasa  11/8/2006
A famous bearer is the singer Hitomi Shimatani, who also acted as Ryuuzaki Sumire in the Tennis no Ohjisama live-action movie.
-- rikkai_tensai  4/17/2007
Pronounced hi-TO-mee.
-- Aqua  5/19/2007
Shinonome Hitomi (Hitomi Shinonome in Western order) is a character in the manga/anime Loveless. She is Ritsuka's twenty-three year old teacher. She is the only 'adult' in the series who is still a virgin (as signified by her cat ears and tail).
-- Anonymous User  6/28/2007
Hitomi from InuYasha was a girl that Sota loved. He had a hard time telling her that he loved her. She agreed to be his girlfriend.
-- sabrinafaye  8/6/2007
I've never seen Hitomi written as "智美". However "仁美," with "仁" meaning benevolence, is very common, and so are "一美" and "ひと実" to a lesser degree. (with "実" meaning "truth" or "reality")

Please note that my kanji definitions are directly from the dictionary. I don't have any contextual experience with them, and I don't know Japanese.
-- Evilsqueakheads  3/4/2009
The word Hitomi is comprised of "hito," which means "person” (usually other persons) and "mi," which means "seeing, ” as when you look into someone’s eyes, you see an image of a small person - actually yourself. It is exactly the same etymology as the word pupil, which derives from the Latin word "pupa," meaning "doll." Both as a word and as a name, Hitomi is profound and beautiful.
-- yukiokumura  8/7/2014

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