Elements Starting with S

usage
type
sa 1 Japanese
Means "blossom", a Japanese nanori reading of xiào.
sa 2 Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of zǔo.
sa 3 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of xiǎo.
sa 4 Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of shā.
sa 5 Japanese
Japanese on reading of shā.
sa 6 Japanese
Means "already, now", a Japanese kun reading of zǎo.
飒, 颯 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "sudden, sound of the wind".
saari Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "island".
sabah صباح Arabic
Arabic word meaning "morning".
sabu Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of sān.
sachi Japanese
Means "happiness, good luck", a Japanese kun reading of xìng.
Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "sea".
sær Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "sea".
saga Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "tale, story".
sagu Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "saw".
sahs Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "Saxon", referring to the Germanic tribe.
sai 斎, 齋 Japanese
Means "purification, worship, vegetarian food", a Japanese on reading of zhāi.
sa'ida سعد Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to be happy, to be lucky".
sak ศักดิ์ Thai
Thai word meaning "power", of Sanskrit origin.
saka 坂, 阪 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of bǎn.
saki 1 Japanese
Means "blossom", a Japanese kun reading of xiào.
saki 2 Japanese
Means "cape, peninsula", from a Japanese kun reading of .
sakshin साक्षिन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "witness".
saku Japanese
Means "blossom", a Japanese kun reading of xiào.
sakura 桜, 櫻 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of yīng.
sal Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "salt".
sala Ancient Germanic
Germanic word meaning "house".
salaam سَلآم Arabic
Arabic word meaning "peace".
salah صلاح Arabic
Arabic word meaning "righteousness".
salima سَلِمَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to be safe".
salix Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "willow".
salo Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "forest".
salr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "room, hall".
saltus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "grove of trees, glade".
salus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "health".
salv Ancient Germanic
Germanic element of unknown meaning.
sama सम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "level, even, same".
samara 1 Ancient Roman
Latin word for the winged seeds that grow on trees such as maples and elms.
samara 2 سَمَرَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to talk in the evening".
samira समीर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "wind, air".
sàn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "scatter".
sān Chinese
Chinese character meaning "three".
sana 1 Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "healthy".
sana 2 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of zhēn.
sanctorum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "of the saints" (occurs in Omnium Sanctorum referring to All Saints' Day).
sanctus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "holy, saintly".
sand Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "sand".
sandip संदीप् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "wind, air".
sandr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "sand".
sang 1 常, 상 Korean
Korean reading of cháng.
sang 2 尚, 상 Korean
Korean reading of shàng.
sanjana सञजन Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "uniting, joining".
sanjati сањати South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "dream".
sanjita संजित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "complete victory".
sanjiva संजीव Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "living, reviving".
sant Old High German
Old High German word meaning "sand".
sape Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "soap".
sappheiros σάπφειρος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "sapphire" or "lapis lazuli" (ultimately derived from the Hebrew word סַפִּיר (sappir)).
sar سر Persian
Persian word meaning "head".
sarah 1 שָׂרָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to have power, to contend, to fight".
sarah 2 שָׂרָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "lady, princess, noblewoman".
sarala सरल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "straight".
saran саран Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "moon".
saras सरस् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "fluid, water, lake".
sarika सारिका Sanskrit
Sanskrit word referring to a type of thrush (species Turdus salica) or myna bird (species Gracula religiosa).
sarita सरित Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "flowing".
sarnai сарнай Mongolian
Mongolian word meaning "rose".
šarru Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "king".
sartor Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "tailor, patcher".
sarva सर्व Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "all, whole".
sarvesha सरवेश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "ruler of all".
sas Hungarian
Hungarian word meaning "eagle".
sat Old Saxon
Old Saxon word meaning "inhabitant".
sato 1 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
sato 2 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of cōng.
sato 3 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of zhì.
satya सत्य Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "truth, reality".
savate French
French word meaning "shoe".
savitr सवितृ Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "rouser, the sun".
sawa 沢, 澤 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
sayf سيف Arabic
Arabic word meaning "sword".
scalc Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "servant".
sceaphyrde Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "shepherd, sheep herder".
scearp Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "sharp".
scenken Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to pour out".
schola Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "school".
schroden Old Saxon
Old Low German word meaning "to cut".
schröter German
German word meaning "beer-porter, wine-porter".
sciene Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "beautiful".
scieran Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to cut, to shear".
scilt Old High German
Old High German word meaning "shield".
scir 1 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "shire, district".
scir 2 Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "bright".
sconi Old High German
Old High German word meaning "nice, good, beautiful".
scot English
English word for a Scotsman, from Latin Scotus, referring to the Gaelic speakers of northern Britain.
scotus Ancient Roman
Latin word for a Scotsman, referring to the Gaelic speakers of northern Britain.
scrian Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to shout, to yell".
scriba Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "scribe, writer".
scrinium Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "box, chest".
sculdheizo Old High German
Old High German word meaning "arbiter".
scuoh Old High German
Old High German word meaning "shoe".
涩, 澀, 澁 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "astringent, rough".
sebe себѣ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "oneself" (dative case).
sebo σέβω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to worship, to honour".
sedlák Czech
Czech word meaning "farmer".
segan סגן Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "assistant".
seki 関, 關 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of guān.
sel Medieval Turkic
Turkic word meaning "flood, stream" (of Arabic origin).
selene σελήνη Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "moon".
selja Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "willow, sallow".
şen Turkish
Turkish word meaning "happy".
sēn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "forest".
sen 1 Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "old".
sen 2 Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of xiān.
seng ແສງ Lao
Lao word meaning "light".
seo 1 瑞, 서 Korean
Korean reading of ruì.
seo 2 舒, 서 Korean
Korean reading of shū.
seo 3 徐, 서 Korean
Korean reading of .
seo 4 序, 서 Korean
Korean reading of .
seo 5 Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German and Old Dutch word meaning "sea".
seok 1 石, 석 Korean
Korean reading of shí.
seok 2 錫, 석 Korean
Korean reading of .
seolfor Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "silver".
seon 鮮, 선 Korean
Korean reading of xiān.
seong 1 成, 성 Korean
Korean reading of chéng.
seong 2 盛, 성 Korean
Korean reading of shèng.
seong 3 性, 성 Korean
Korean reading of xìng.
seong 4 星, 성 Korean
Korean reading of xīng.
seong 5 聖, 성 Korean
Korean reading of shèng.
seong 6 誠, 성 Korean
Korean reading of chéng.
seppä Finnish
Finnish word meaning "smith".
ser սէր Ancient Armenian
Old Armenian word meaning "love".
seri Japanese
Japanese kun reading of qín.
serra Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "saw (tool)".
servire Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "to serve".
setareh ستاره Persian
Persian word meaning "star".
setsu Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of jié.
seung 1 昇, 승 Korean
Korean reading of shēng.
seung 2 勝, 승 Korean
Korean reading of shèng.
seung 3 承, 승 Korean
Korean reading of chéng.
sev Medieval Turkic
Turkic word meaning "love, like".
sevda Medieval Turkic
Turkish word meaning "love, infatuation" (of Arabic origin).
sevinc Medieval Turkic
Turkic word meaning "joy".
shā 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "sand, gravel".
shā 2 纱, 紗 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "thread, silk".
sha'al שָׁאַל Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to ask".
shad شاد Persian
Persian word meaning "happy, glad".
shafat שָׁפַט Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to judge".
shagah שָׁגָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to stray, to err".
shah شاه Persian
Persian word meaning "king".
shai שַׁי Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "gift, present".
shaila शैल Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "mountain".
shakara شَكَرَ Arabic
Arabic word meaning "to thank".
shakti शक्ति Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "power".
shalam Ancient Semitic
Semitic word meaning "peace".
shalom שָׁלוֹם Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "peace".
sham शम् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "auspicious, lucky".
shama' שָׁמַע Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to hear, to listen".
shamar שָׁמַר Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to guard, to watch".
shams شَمس Arabic
Arabic word meaning "sun".
shamsh Ancient Semitic
Semitic word meaning "the sun".
shān 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "mountain, hill, peak".
shān 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "pine, fir".
shàng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "still, yet".
shàng 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "above, top, upper".
shanti शान्ती Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "quiet, peace, tranquility".
sharman शर्मन् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "protection, comfort, joy".
shasha शश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "hare", also a traditional name for the moon.
shava' שָׁבַע Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "oath".
shekhara शेखर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "crest, peak, top".
shem שֵׁם Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "name".
shemesh שֶׁמֶשׁ Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "the sun".
shén Chinese
Chinese character meaning "god, deity, spirit".
shèn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "prudent, careful".
shēn Chinese
Chinese character meaning "extend, stretch, open".
shèng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "abundant, flourishing".
shèng 2 胜, 勝 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "victory, excel".
shèng 3 圣, 聖 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "holy, sacred".
shēng 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "rise, ascent".
shēng 2 声, 聲 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "sound, voice, tone".
shēng 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "living, fresh".
sher شیر Persian
Persian word meaning "lion".
shi 1 Japanese
Japanese on reading of .
shi 2 Japanese
Japanese nanori reading of qīng.
shi 3 Japanese
Japanese on reading of shī.
shi 4 Japanese
Japanese on reading of zhì.
shi 5 Japanese
Japanese on reading of shǐ.
shí 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "stone".
shí 2 时, 時 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "time, era, season".
shí 3 实, 實 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "real, truth, honest, fruit".
shí 4 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "ten".
shì 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "summer, name".
shì 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "clan, family, maiden name".
shì 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "world, generation, era".
shǐ 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "begin, start".
shǐ 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "history".
shǐ 3 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "arrow".
shī 诗, 詩 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "poetry, poem, verse".
shibu 渋, 澁 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of .
shichi Japanese
Japanese goon reading of .
shigeru Japanese
Means "lush, luxuriant", a Japanese kun reading of mào.
shila शील Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "conduct, disposition, character".
shima Japanese
Japanese kun reading of dǎo.
shin 1 Japanese
Japanese on reading of zhēn.
shin 2 Japanese
Japanese goon reading of xìn.
shin 3 Japanese
Japanese goon reading of xīn.
shin 4 晋, 晉 Japanese
Japanese on reading of jìn.
shin 5 Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of shèn.
shin 6 Japanese
Japanese on reading of shēn.
shinju 真珠 Japanese
Japanese word meaning "pearl".
shino Japanese
Japanese kun reading of xiǎo.
shinobu Japanese
Japanese word meaning "endurance, patience", a nanori reading of rěn.
shion 紫苑 Japanese
Japanese word meaning "aster".
shiori 1 Japanese
Means "bookmark", from a Japanese kun reading of kān.
shiori 2 Japanese
Means "lithe, bending", a Japanese nanori reading of náo.
shir שִׁיר Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "song".
shira Japanese
Japanese kun reading of bái.
shiro Japanese
Japanese kun reading of chéng.
shita Japanese
Japanese kun reading of xià.
shivici Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "tailor, shoemaker, cobbler".
shizu 静, 靜 Japanese
Japanese kun reading of jìng.
shō 1 Japanese
Japanese on reading of xiáng.
shō 2 奨, 獎 Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of jiǎng.
shobha शोभा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "brilliance".
shòu 寿, 壽 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "long life, lifespan".
shōu Chinese
Chinese character meaning "gather, harvest".
shqip Albanian
Albanian word meaning "Albanian" (of uncertain origin).
shreyas श्रेयस् Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "best, superior".
shri श्री Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty".
shù 树, 樹 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "tree, plant".
shū 1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming".
shū 2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy".
shubha शुभ Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "splendid, bright, auspicious".
shuhrah شهرة Arabic
Arabic word meaning "fame, reputation".
shuǐ Chinese
Chinese character meaning "water".
shùn 顺, 順 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "obey, submit".
shun 1 Japanese
Japanese on reading of jùn.
shun 2 駿 Japanese
Japanese on reading of jùn.
shweta श्वेत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "white".
shyama श्याम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "dark, black, blue".
si 始, 시 Korean
Korean reading of shǐ.
1 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "four".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "snake of the Chinese zodiac". This is the sixth of the twelve earthly branches.
Chinese
Chinese character meaning "manage, control, officer".
sibylla Σίβυλλα Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek word meaning "prophetess, sibyl". It does not seem to have been used as a personal name during the classical Greek period.
siccus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "dry".
siddha सिद्ध Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "accomplished, proven".
siddhi सिद्धि Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "accomplishment, success, attainment".
sige Anglo-Saxon
Old English element meaning "victory".
sigr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "victory".
sigu Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "victory".
silber Old High German
Old High German word meaning "silver".
silva Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "forest".
silvaticus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "wild, from the forest".
sima 1 सीम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "boundary, limit".
sima 2 سیما Persian
Persian word meaning "face, visage".
simos σιμός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "flat-nosed".
sin син South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "son".
singan Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to sing, to chant".
sinha सिंह Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "lion".
sinths Ancient Germanic
Germanic element meaning "path".
sjenka сјенка South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "shadow".
skala Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "rock".
skáli Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "hut, shed".
skenken Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "to pour out".
skeran Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to cut, to shear".
skirmen Old High German, Old Dutch
Old High German and Old Dutch word meaning "to pour out".
skógr Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "forest, wood".
skrini Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "box, container" (of Latin origin).
ský Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "cloud".
sladak сладак South Slavic
Serbian and Croatian word meaning "sweet".
slán Ancient Irish
Old Irish word meaning "health".
slava слава Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "glory, fame".
sloboda слобода South Slavic
South Slavic word meaning "freedom".
slot Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "lock".
slovák Slovak, Czech
Slovak form of Old Church Slavic slovene.
slovene Medieval Slavic
Old Church Slavic word referring to the tribe of the Slavs. It is probably related to the Slavic root slovo meaning "word".
sloz Old High German
Old High German word meaning "lock".
smæl Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "small".
smaragdos σμάραγδος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "emerald", of Semitic origin.
smarana स्मरण Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "recollection".
smid Medieval Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Middle Dutch word meaning "craftsman, smith".
smilje смиље South Slavic
Serbian and Croatian word meaning "catsfoot".
smit Medieval German
Middle High German word meaning "craftsman, smith".
smiþ Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "craftsman, smith".
smola Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "pitch, resin".
snegu снѣгъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "snow".
sneha स्नेह Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "love, tenderness, oiliness".
snel Old High German, Anglo-Saxon, Old Dutch
Old High German, Old English and Old Dutch word meaning "quick, fast".
snidan Old High German, Ancient Germanic
Old High German word meaning "to cut".
sniden Medieval Dutch
Middle Dutch word meaning "to cut".
snithen Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "to cut".
snuor Old High German
Old High German word meaning "rope, cord".
Japanese
Japanese on reading of .
soboli Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "sable, marten".
sokolu соколъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "falcon".
sól Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse element meaning "sun".
sol Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "sun".
solos σόλος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "lump of iron".
solum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "ground, floor".