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Identifying Chinese names - B

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Identify your Chinese Name                           Understanding Chinese names                            Top 100 surnames

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bach, Boch, Bak, Pai, Pak, Peh, Pek). This is also a Chinese surname. It means "white", "unblemished", "empty", "blank", "bright", "clear", "pure". [bai bai] means "in vain, for no purpose", [bai jin] refers to "platinum". A prominent personality in history: Bai Guang   (stage name), famous actress, singer in the 1940s.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bach, Bak, Pai, Pak, Peh) It means "hundred", "numerous". [bai fen] means "percentage", [bai xing] means "common people".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bach, Bak, Pai, Pak, Peh). It refers to the "cypress" tree.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boon, Pan). It means "class", "team".  [ban ji] refers to "grade", [tong ban] means "in the same class". A prominent personality in history: JI Ban , ruled as [Zhou Kuang Wang], 8th Emperor of the Eastern Zhou dynasty from 612 to 607 BC.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bong, Pang, Pung). It means "nation", "state", "country". [bang jiao] refers to "diplomatic relation", [lian bang] is a "federation"; this word is more commonly used for males.  A prominent personality in history: LIU Bang [] (256 - 195 BC), founder emperor of Western Han dynasty.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow)[bao] is also a Chinese surname. It means "contain", "include". [bao ban] means "handle everything", [bao cang] means "conceal", [bao gong] is a "contractor".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow).  It means "bud", "calyx"; more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow).   It means "praise".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow, Poh). It means to "protect", "defend", "insure", "guarantee", "maintain", "hold", "keep", "guard". [bao an] refers to "security", [bao biao] means "body guard", [bao cun] means "preserve", "maintain".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow, Poh). It means "luxuriant growth", "dense foliage".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow, Poh). It means "treasure", "precious". [bao bei] means "darling", "something treasured', [bao shi]  is "gemstone".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boh, Bow, Poh). It means "well fed", "full". [bao he] means "saturated', [bao xue] refers to someone who "did a lot of study", "highly educated".

 It means "north".  [bei jing] refers to "Beijing" or "Peking", [xi bei] means "North West".

It means "equip", "prepare", "get ready", "provide".  [bei an] means "put on record", [bei cha] means "preparing for future reference", [zhun bei] means "getting ready", "preparation".

It means "shell", "valuables".  [bao bei] means "treasures", "valuable things", [kao bei] means "make a duplicate copy".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bon, Boon, Pen, Poon). It means "basis", "foundation", "origin", "source", "root", "fundamental", "this". [ben neng] refers to "instinct", [ben ren] refers to the "person himself/herself", [ke ben] means "text book".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Biew). It means "sign", "mark", "label", "indication". [biao ben] means "specimen", [biao yu] is a "slogan".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bing).  It means "courteous", "refined", "urbane".  [bīn bīn yǒu lǐ] refers to someone "refined, courteous".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bing, Pin) It means "visitor", "guest". A prominent personality in history: WANG Luobin [] (1913 - 1996), renowned Chinese songwriter, composes songs in Mandrin, based on inspirations from music of various ethnic minorities.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bin, Ping).  It means "ice".[bing dong] means "freeze", [bing shan] is an "iceberg". A prominent personality in history: Bing Xin (1900 - 1999), pen-name of  XIE Wanying, an outstanding contemporary writer, poet, translator, and social activist.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Bin, Peng).  It means "bright", "brilliant", "luminous".

 Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Binh, Peng, Ping). It means "grasp", "hold", "maintain". This is also a Chinese surname. [bing gong] means "just, impartial"; [bing xing] refers to the "natural disposition". A prominent personality in history: WONG Peng Soon (1918 1996), Malaysian, first Asian to win the All England Badminton championship; winning a total of four times.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ba, Pa, Pek).  It refers to "father's elder brother" or polite address to an elderly man.  [bo bo] is "father's elder brother" or "polite address to an elderly man", [bo mu] refers to an aunt [wife of bo bo].

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