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Meaning of Chinese names

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Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yap, Yip). This is a Chinese surname. It means "leaf", "foliage", "page". [cha ye] refers to "tea leaves", [shu ye] are "tree leaves", [di yi ye] refers to the "first page".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yie). It means "bright light", "sparkle".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (I, Ngee). It refers to the "appearance". [yi biao] is the "appearance", [yi qi] is "instrument", [yi shi] means "ceremony".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (I). It means "composed", "pleasant".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yit). It means "tranquil", "peace", "leisure". [an yi] means "easy and comfortable".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "simple", "easy", "change". [jiao yi] refers to "exchange", [mao yi] means "trade", [rong yi] means "easy".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "memory", "recollection", "remembrance". [hui yi] means "recall", "recollect", [ji yi] refers to "memory".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "one hundred millions". [yi wan] means "millions and millions".

,     Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "righteousness". [jiao yi] refers to "religious doctrine",  [ming yi] means "in the name of".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "benefits". [huo yi] is to "obtain some benefits", [li yi] refers to the "benefits" or "interests", [shou yi] means "earnings".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "artistic", "the arts". [shou yi] refers to "handicrafts", [wen yi] is the "literature and arts", [yi ren] are the "artistic performers".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ee, I). It means "perseverance". [yi li] refers to the "will power", [yi ran] is be "resolute".

This is a Chinese surname. It refers to an ancient official title.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yin). It means "illustrious, "heroic". [ying guo] refers to "Britain", [ying jun] is someone "handsome", [ying xiong] means "hero".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yin).  It means "hawk", "eager", "falcon"; more commonly used for males.

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

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yin).  It means "pretty jade", it also refers to the "lustre of jade"; more commonly used for females.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yin). It means "clever", "gifted". [xin ying] refers to something "new", "unique"; more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yin). It means "surplus", "profit", "filled". [ying kui] is the "profit and loss", [ling li] is the "gain" or "profit", [ying yu] is the "surplus".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Yeen, Yin).It means "reflect", "response". [fan ying] means "reflect", [fang ying] is to show a movie.

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