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Meaning of Chinese names

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  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hoi). It means "open".   [kai huo] means "open fire;   [kai lang] means "positive attitude, "carefree";   [kai ming] means "open minded", "enlightened".

   It means "triumphant", "victorious".

  It refers to a "Chinese calligraphy form".

  It refers to "generosity with a touch of emotion".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (K’ang, Khang). It means "healthy". [jian kang] means "healthy".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (K’ang, Khang). It means "vehement, "fervent.

It refer to "field of study", "branch or division". refers to "surgery".

 This is a Chinese surname.

   It refer to "jade-like gemstone".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hor). It means "possible", "able to", "permitted".  [ke guan] means "considerable", "appreciable"; [ke gui] refer to something "commendable", "highly valued"; [ke qiao] means "coincidentally".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hak). It means "control", "subdue", "overcome", it also refers to a "gram" in weight.  is a "military tank"

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (For). It means "subject", "class", "lesson".  [gong ke] refers to "homework". [kai ke] means "initiating a class".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hang). It means "willing to", "prepared to". 

It means "earnest".  means "diligent and attentive".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hong, Hung, Khong, Kung, K’ung). It means "void", "empty". [gao kong] refers to "high altitude"; [tai kong] refers to "outer space".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Hong, Hung, Khong, Kung, K’ung). This is the surname of Confucius. It means "orifice", "hole".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Kwan). It means "broad". [kuan guang] means "extensive", "vast; [kuan rong] means "tolerant", "lenient".

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

  It refers to the "sunflower".

  It means "chief, head".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boon, Koon). In Yijing (I-Ching) it is the name of one of the trigrams and hexagrams.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Boon, Koon). It means "elder brother", "offspring".

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