- (archaic) あき: The アカニシ (akanishi) (formerly spelled 赤螺) sea snail, the veined rapa whelk (Rapana venosa).
- 飽, 厭: Disgust; loss of interest.
- 明, 空: Emptiness, open space; availability (as of a house, room, seat, or container); an opening (as of a job or position); free time.
- 秋: Autumn, fall (the season).
- 商: Business; more specifically, the trade of goods.
- 空き, 明き: space; room
あき (rōmaji Aki)