Gender Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 香, 香織, etc.(Japanese Kanji) かおり(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. KA-O-REE  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (kaori) meaning "fragrance". It can also come from an alternate reading of (ka) combined with (ori) meaning "weaving". Other kanji combinations are possible. It is often written using the hiragana writing system.

Related Names

Other ReadingsXiang(Chinese) Kaoru(Japanese) Hương(Vietnamese)


Entry updated December 8, 2017