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Meaning of Chinese names

 

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Intonations                                Understanding Chinese names                                  Top 100 surnames

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soi). It means "competition", "match".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It refers to a "musical instrument"; more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). [sen lin] means "jungle".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Sa). It refers to a type of grass (Cyperus rotundus);  more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It refers to "corals"; more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It refers to "lady's walk"; more commonly used for females. 

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It refers to "unlined garment".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It means "mountain", "hill". [shan feng] means "mountain peak", [shan he] refers to "mountains and rivers, territory";  [huo shan] refers to "volcano".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San). It means "flash", "twinkle". [shan guang] means "flash", [shan liang] means "flare, brilliance"; [shan shuo] means "glisten"  "twinkle".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Shaw, Thieu). It means "young, youth". A prominent personality in Chinese history having this word as part of his name is Liu Shaoqi [], President of the People’s Republic of China (1959 - 1965).

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San, Sen). It refers to a "gentleman".

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

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San, Sen). It means "cautious". 

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (San, Sen, Seng, Sin, Sing). It means "live", "life", "born", "produce", "generate". [sheng huo] refer to "livelihood", [sheng ji] refers to "escape from death, opportunity to survive"; [sheng li] refer to physiology.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Seng, Sing). It means "voice", "noise". [fa sheng] means "vocal"; [ming sheng] refers to "reputation"; [sheng ming] means "statement, declaration".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Seng, Sing). It means "raise", "promote", "lift up". [ti sheng] means "promote", "elevate".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Seng, Sing). [ming sheng] means "well known scenic site"; [sheng li] means "victorious".

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