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Meaning of Chinese names

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  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Shi). It means "thoughts", "thinking".   [si wei] refers to "line of thought".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Shi). It means "silk", "thread", "trace".

,    Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Szema). This is a Chinese surname. It was the name of a military official.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Szeto). This is a Chinese surname. It was the name of an official for ritual ceremony.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Shi). It means "four". [si fang] means "four sided", "square"; [si ji] refers to the "four seasons".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soong, Sung). It means "pine", "loose".  [song shu] is a pine tree; more commonly used for males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soong, Sung). It refers to "high mountains".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soong, Sung). It means "praise"; more commonly used for males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soong, Sung). It means "deliver", "present", "send off". [fa song] means "dispatch", "transmit"; [huan song] means "send off"; [song li] is to "present a gift".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Soong, Sung). This is a Chinese surname. It is the name of an Chinese dynasty.

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

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Saw, So, Soh, Soo). This is is a Chinese surname. [jiang su] is the name of an province in China.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Sook). It means "simple", "plain". [ru su] means "be a vegetarian".

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

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Sook). It means "solemn" serious". [su qing] means to "Purge".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Sook). It means "follow", "go along".   [sui he] means "amiable", "going along"; [sui ji] means "resourceful, take the opportunity".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Shui). It means "pacify", "peaceful".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Shui). It means "age", "years' old".  [wan sui] means "long live".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Shui). It means "ear of grain", tassel".

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

 ,    Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as  (Soon, Suen). This is a Chinese surname, the surname of Sun Wu, the author of "The Art of War". It is also the surname of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the "father" of China. It means 'grand child", "Descendent".    [zeng sun] refers to the "great grand child"

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