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Meaning of Chinese names - J

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Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Gha). It means "Addition", "plus". [jia gong] means "value add, processing"; [jia ru] means "join in"; [shi jia] is to "add", "exert".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ga, Gha). It means "family". [guo jia] means "nation", "country"; [jia huo] is a colloquial term for a person, a "chap", "guy"; [ren jia] refers to "the person concerned".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chia, Ga, Gha, Gia, Ka, Kah, Kia). It means "excellent", "fine".  A prominent personality in history: TAN Kah Kee  [] (1874 - 1961), Singapore philanthropist, educationist; established Xiamen University in China (1923).

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Gha). It means "excellent", "fine".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chia, Gia). This word is specifically used as a surname.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Gha). It means "sowing".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ghin, Kian). It means "resolute", "unyielding".  [jian gu] means "solid", "stable"; [jian qiang] means "staunch, unyielding"; [jian shi] means "solid", "substantial".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ghin, Kian). It means "health". [jian kang] means "healthy"; [jian mei] means "healthy and beautiful"; [qiang jian] means "strong and healthy".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ghin, Kian). It means "build", "establish". [fu jian] is the province in China where Hokkiens come from. [jian li] means "establish", "build up".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ghim, Kian). It means "sword". [jian shu] refers to "fencing skills"; more commonly used in males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ghim, Kian). It means "arrow"; more commonly used in males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chiang, Khuong). This word is specifically used as a surname.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chiang, Giang, Kong). This is a Chinese surname.  It means "river".  [jiang su] is the name of an province in China.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chiang, Tuong). This is a Chinese surname, the surname of Chiang Kai Shek. This word is specifically used as a surname.

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