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Meaning of Chinese names - Y

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Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Nga). It means "elegant". [gao ya] means "elegant", "polished", [wen ya ] means "refined", [you ya] means "graceful".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Nga). It means "second", "next to", "Asian". [ya jun] is the "runner up", [ya tai] means "Asia Pacific", [ya zhou] refers to "Asia".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Nghiem, Ghiam, Yim). This is also a Chinese surname. It means "strict", "severe", "stern". [yan ge] is to be "strict", "stern", [yan su] means "solemn", [yan zhong] is something "serious", "grave".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Diem, Yen). This is also a Chinese surname. It refers to the "King of hell".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yen, Yim). This is also a Chinese name. It means "heat", "flames".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yen). It means to the "beautiful"; more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yen, Yin). It means "accomplished", "elegant".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Giam, Ngan, Ngueng, Nhan, Yen). It means "colour". A prominent personality in history: YAN Zhenqing [] (709 - 785), one of the most acclaimed Chinese calligraphers.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yen).  It means to the "gorgeous", "glamorous", "colourful". [xian yan] means "brightly coloured", [yao yan] refers to a lady who is "pretty and flirtatious"; more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yen). It refers to the "Swallow". [yan zi] is the "swallow"; more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yeo, Yeoh, Yong). This is a Chinese surname. It refers to the "Poplar tree".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yeo, Yeoh, Yong). It means "raise", "propagate".   [fa yang] means to "develop", "promulgate", [piao yang] is to "travel on a wave", [xuan yang] is to "publicise".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yeo, Yeoh, Yong). It means "male", "masculine". [yin yang] refers to the "duality and contrasts" in Chinese psyche. [tai yang] means the "sun", [yang guang] means "sunlight".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Dieu, Yau, Yew, Yow, Yu). This word is specifically used as a surname.

,  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Giaw, Yau, Yeow, Yew, Yow, Yu). This was the name of an ancient Emperor. This is also a Chinese surname. A prominent personality in history: MEI Yaochen [] (1002 - 1060) a poet of the Sng dynasty.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yau, Yew, Yow, Yu). It means "brilliant", "glorious". [yao yan] means "dazzling", [zhao yao] is to "illuminate",   [rong yao] means "Honour", "glory".

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