Scripts 摩周, 真修, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Other Forms FormsMashu, Mashū
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Meaning & History
From Japanese 摩 (ma) meaning "to rub; to scour; to grind" or 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality" combined with 周 (shuu) meaning "circumference" or 修 (shuu) meaning "discipline, conduct oneself well, study, master". Other kanji combinations are possible.A famous bearer is Mashu Ishiwatari, a Japanese actor. Usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the name MATTHEW.