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Meaning of Chinese names - C

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Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chye).  It means "wealth", "riches", "valuables", "money". [cai fu] refers to the "wealth", "riches". [cai li]  refers to "financial resources"; [cai zheng] means "finance"; more commonly used for males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chye).  It means "talent", "endowed", "ability". [cai gan] refers to the "ability",   [cai hua] means "talent";   [gang cai] means "a while ago";   [ren cai] refers to "gifted professional or scholar".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chye)It means "material". [ gang cai] refers to "steel"; [jiao cai]  refers to "syllabus";  [mu cai] means "wooden material".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chye). It means "colour", "colourful".  [guang cai] is to "something honourable, something to be proud of", [jing cai] is something "brilliant", "splendid".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chye). It means "pluck", "select". [kai cai] is to "extract", "mine"; [ cai ji] is to "gather", "collect"; [cai sheng] is "applause", "clap".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chai, Choi, Choy, Chua, Chye, Thai, Tjoa, Tsai, Ts’ai)This word is specifically used as a surname.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chan).   It means "glorious", "brilliance", "illustrious".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chao, Ts’ao).  It means "manage", "exercise", "operate". [ cao lao] is to "work hard".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chao, Cho, Tow, Ts’ao, Tso, Ts’ui). This word is specifically used as a surname.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Che).  It means "scheme", "plan", "method". [ji ce] means "strategy", "scheme"; [zheng ce] refers to "policy".

     It means "lovely", "beauty", "graceful"; more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chong).  It means "Flourish, "Prosperous". [chang sheng] means "prosperous", "flourishing".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Cheong, Chiong):  It means "Frequent", "always", "often", "common", "general", "constant".  [chang chang] means "often",  [tong chang] means "generally".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Cheong, Chiong, Sheung). It refers to the  legendary goddess of the moon; more commonly used for females.  A prominent personality in Chinese folklore: Chang E , legendary ‘Goddess of the Moon’. The moon probe satellite launched in October 20007, Chang’e One, is name after the legend

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chiu) It means "exceed", "overtake", "surpass", "transcend", "super"; more commonly used for males. A prominent personality in history: BAN Chao (32 - 102 AD), general and diplomat from Han dynasty.

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