"Name" • Chinese-English Dictionary

DICTIONARY OPTIONS
CHARACTERS : Simplified Traditional
PHONETIC : Pinyin Bopomofo EFEO Wade-Giles Yale
» Search by Radical
 míng zi name (of a person or thing) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 chēng hào name / term of address / title
 míng chēng name (of a thing) / name (of an organization)
 chēng wéi called / to call sth (by a name) / to name
 míng yì name / titular / nominal / in name / ostensible purpose
 qǔ míng to name / to be named / to christen / to seek fame
 míng hào name / good reputation / title
 qǐ míng to name / to christen / to take a name
 dà hào tuba / large size (clothes, print etc) / (polite) (your) name / (coll.) number two / to defecate
 nà me like that / in that way / or so / so / so very much / about / in that case
 dì qū local / regional / district (not necessarily formal administrative unit) / region / area / as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture-level city or county level city) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 pǐn pái brand name / trademark
 dài biǎo representative / delegate / CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4],名[ming2] / to represent / to stand for / on behalf of / in the name of
广 Guǎng dōng Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name 粵|粤[Yue4], capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州
 xìng míng name and surname / CL:個|个[ge4]
 Chóng qìng Chongqing city (Chungking), formerly in Sichuan province, a municipality since 1997, short name 渝[Yu2]
 bào míng to sign up / to enter one's name / to apply / to register / to enroll / to enlist
 Hé běi Hebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name 冀, capital Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄[Shi2 jia1 zhuang1]
 yù míng domain name (computing)
 kǎo shēng exam candidate / student whose name has been put forward for an exam
 qiān míng to sign (one's name with a pen etc) / to autograph / signature
 Liáo níng Liaoning province in northeast China, short name 遼|辽[Liao2], capital Shenyang 瀋陽|沈阳[Shen3 yang2]
 Hǎi nán Hainan Province, in the South China Sea, short name 瓊|琼[Qiong2], capital Haikou 海口 / Hainan Island / Hainan District of Wuhai City 烏海市|乌海市[Wu1 hai3 Shi4], Inner Mongolia / Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture 海南藏族自治州[Hai3 nan2 Zang4 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Qinghai
 tái tóu to raise one's head / to gain ground / account name, or space for writing the name on checks, bills etc
 Gān sù Gansu province, abbr. 甘[Gan1], short name 隴|陇[Long3], capital Lanzhou 蘭州|兰州[Lan2 zhou1]
 shū míng name of a book / reputation as calligrapher
 Huá xià old name for China / Cathay
 dà míng famous name / your distinguished name / one's formal personal name
 Cháng ān Chang'an (ancient name of Xi'an 西安[Xi1 an1]) capital of China during Tang Dynasty 唐朝[Tang2 chao2] / now 長安區|长安区[Chang2 an1 Qu1], a district of Xi'an
 hū huàn to call out (a name etc) / to shout
 Mín guó Republic of China (1912-1949) / used in Taiwan as the name of the calendar era (e.g. 民國六十年|民国六十年 / is 1971, the 60th year after 1911)
 mìng míng to give a name to / to dub / to christen / to designate / named after / naming
 mào zi hat / cap / (fig.) label / bad name / CL:頂|顶[ding3]
 Guì yáng Guiyang prefecture-level city and capital of Guizhou province 貴州|贵州[Gui4 zhou1], short name 筑[Zhu4]
 Shén zhōu old name for China
 gǎi míng to change one's name
 dài hào code name
 chéng míng to make one's name / to become famous
 tí míng autograph / to sign one's name
 bǐ míng pen name / pseudonym
 tóng míng of the same name / homonymous / self-titled (album)
 yuán míng original name
 Tiān hòu Tin Hau, Empress of Heaven, another name for the goddess Matsu 媽祖|妈祖[Ma1 zu3] / Tin Hau (Hong Kong area around the MTR station with same name)
 yòu míng also known as / alternative name / to also be called
 gēng míng to change name
 Kē dá Kodak (brand, US film company) / full name Eastman Kodak Company 伊士曼柯達公司|伊士曼柯达公司[Yi1 shi4 man4 Ke1 da2 Gong1 si1]
 zì hao character size / font size / fame / reputation / shop / name of a shop
 Dí sī ní Disney (company name, surname) / also written 迪士尼[Di2 shi4 ni2]
 Kāi fēng Kaifeng prefecture-level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan / old name Bianliang 汴梁
 yù míng zhù cè domain name registration
 Dà shān Dashan, stage name of Canadian Mark Henry Rowswell (1965-), actor and well-known TV personality in PRC
 pǐn míng name of product / brand name
 Qián lóng Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799), sixth Qing emperor, princely title 寶親王|宝亲王[Bao3 Qin1 wang2], personal name 弘曆|弘历[Hong2 li4], reigned 1735-1799
 rú lái tathagata (Buddha's name for himself, having many layers of meaning - Sanskrit: thus gone, having been Brahman, gone to the absolute etc)
 bié míng alias / alternative name
 Jīn líng pre-Han name for Nanjing / common place name
 Máo mao (pet name for a baby or small child)
 Dí shì ní Disney (company name, surname) / Walt Disney (1901-1966), American animator and film producer
 Hàn chéng Hanseong, former name of Seoul (capital of South Korea), replaced in 2005 with 首爾|首尔[Shou3 er3]
 huà míng to use an alias / assumed name / pseudonym
 Xiāo xiāng other name of the Xiangjiang river 湘江[Xiang1 jiang1] in Hunan province
 dì míng place name / toponym
 dé míng to get one's name / named (after sth)
 Yǒng lè Yongle Emperor, reign name of third Ming emperor Zhu Di 朱棣[Zhu1 Di4] (1360-1424), reigned 1403-1424, Temple name 明成祖[Ming2 Cheng2 zu3]
 A1 ěr kǎ tè Alcatel, old company name
 xìng shì family name
 diǎn míng roll call / to mention sb by name / (to call or praise or criticize sb) by name
 Zhōu yì another name for Book of Changes (I Ching) 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1]
 quán chēng full name
 yuán bǎo a silver or gold ingot / mock ingot (burnt as offering in worship) / a name for ancient currency / a rare genius
 Hóng qiáo Hongqiao, the name of numerous entities, notably a major airport in Shanghai, and a district in Tianjin
 Hù shàng alternative name for Shanghai 上海[Shang4 hai3] / at (or in) Shanghai
 xiāng cǎo aromatic herb / vanilla / alternative name for Eupatorium fortunei / (fig.) loyal and dependable person (old)
 tā he or him / (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant) / (used before sb's name for emphasis) / (used as a meaningless mock object) / other / another
 Tiān chí "heavenly lake", lake situated on a mountain / used as the name of numerous lakes, such as 長白山天池|长白山天池[Chang2 bai2 shan1 Tian1 chi2]
 bìng chēng joint name / combined name
 Lǐ Shì mín Li Shimin, personal name of second Tang emperor Taizong 唐太宗[Tang2 Tai4 zong1] (599-649), reigned 626-649
 rén míng personal name
 Lóng huá Longhua, name of numerous entities, notably Longhua Temple 龍華寺|龙华寺 / in Shanghai and Longhua District of Haikou City 海口市[Hai3 kou3 Shi4], Hainan
 gù míng sī yì as the name implies
 yáng liǔ willow tree / poplar and willow / name of traditional tune
 jiā yù hù xiǎo understood by everyone (idiom) / well known / a household name
 zǒng zhǎng name used for cabinet ministers between 1912-1927, superseded by 部長|部长[bu4 zhang3]
 Guāng xù reign name of penultimate Qing emperor Guangxu or Guang-hsu (1875-1908)
 Mèng zǐ Mencius (c. 372-c. 289 BC), Confucian philosopher second only to Confucius / book of the same name, one of the classics of Confucianism
 Zhū Yuán zhāng Zhu Yuanzhang, personal name of first Ming dynasty emperor Hongwu 洪武[Hong2 wu3]
 Yē hé huá Jehovah (biblical name for God, Hebrew: YHWH) / compare Yahweh 雅威[Ya3 wei1] and God 上帝[Shang4 di4]
 Kǒng míng courtesy name of Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮[Zhu1 ge3 Liang4]
 tóng pái bronze medal / bronze plaque bearing a business name or logo etc / CL:枚[mei2]
 shǒu tuī to regard as the foremost / to name as a prime example / to implement for the first time
 zhǐ míng to mention by name / to designate / designated
 xiǎo qīng name of a person, Xiaoqing, from Madam White Snake
 míng xià under sb's name
 běn míng original name / real name / personal name
 Yōng zhèng Yongzheng, reign name of Qing emperor (1722-1735)
 Zhāng Sān John Doe / Zhang San, name for an unspecified person, first of a series of three: 張三|张三, 李四[Li3 Si4], 王五[Wang2 Wu3] Tom, Dick and Harry
 Qǐ míng classical Chinese name for planet Venus in the east before dawn
 Shēn chéng alternative name for Shanghai 上海[Shang4 hai3] / alternative name for Xinyang City, Henan 信陽市|信阳市[Xin4 yang2 Shi4]
 lòu liǎn to show one's face / to make one's good name / to become successful and well known / to shine
西 Xī zǐ another name for Xishi 西施[Xi1 shi1]
Chinese Tones