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Meaning of Chinese names - Z

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  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ji). It is a particle word which means "belonging to", or "out of".  [zhi nei] means "inclusive", "included", [zhi yi] means "one out of", [zhi wai] means "excluding".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ji). It means "aspiration", "resolve", "will".  [dou zhi] is the "fighting spirit", [zhi qi] refer to the "spirit or resolve to achieve", [zhi yuan] means "volunteering".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ji). It means "govern", "manage", "control", "treat".  [fa zhi] means "rule by the law", [zhi'an] refers to "security", [zhi liao] means to "treat" or "cure".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ji). It means "present to", "deliver".  [da zhi] means "approximately", "there about", [dao zhi] is to "bring about", "leading to", [zhi ci] is to "make a speech".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ji). It means "intelligence", "intellect", "wisdom". [zhi hui] refers to the "intellect" or "wisdom", [zhi neng] is the "intelligence', [ming zhi] means "wise", "logical, reasonable".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Choong, Chung). This is also a Chinese surname. It means "bell", "clock". [bai zhong] refers to the "pendulum clock", [fen zhong] means "minute (time), [zhong dian] refers to "hour" or "time".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Choong, Chung). It means "middle", "central", "centre". [zhong guo] refers to "China", [zhong hua] also means "China" or "Chinese", [zhong jian] means "middle".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Choong, Chung). It means "loyal". [zhong gao] refers to "loyal or sincere advise", [zhong shi] means "faithful", "loyal and dedicated", [zhong xin] means "loyal".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Choong, Chung). It means "heavy", "important". [zhong dian] means "emphasis", "loyal and dedicated", [zhong liang] refers to the "weight", [zhong yao] means "important".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chao, Chau, Chu, Chew, Chieu, Chiu, Choo, Chou, Chow, Chu, Joe, Ju, Tjioe, Zau). This is the tenth most common Chinese surname. It means "encircle, week, cycle", "cycle". [zhou dao] means "thoughtful", "considerate", "zhou mi" is "careful", "thorough",  [zhou qi] refers to "period" or "cycle".  A prominent personality in history: ZHOU Enlai , the first Premier of the People's Republic of China.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chau, Chew, Chiu, Chou, Chow). It means "continent". [ao zhou] refers to "Australia", [ou zhou] is "Europe", [ya zhou] means "Asia".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chau, Chew, Chiu, Chou, Chow).   It means "universe". [yu zhou] refers to the "Outer space".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chee, Choo, Chu, Chue, Gee, Ju, Zyu). This is a Chinese surname. It means "scarlet", "vermillion". A prominent personality in history: ZHU Zhanji , who ruled as [Ming Xuan Zong], fifth Emperor of Ming dynasty.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chee, Choo, Chu). It means "pearl". [zhu bao] means "jewellery", [zhen zhu] refer to "pearls"; this word is more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chorh Choo, Choot, Chu, Chc, Thock). It means "expression of good wishes, celebrate". This is also a Chinese surname. means "celebration".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Choo, Chu, Ju, Tsu). It means "pillar".

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chng, Chong, Chuang, Tsuang, Trang). It means "farm", "village". This is also a Chinese surname. A prominent personality in history: ZHUANG Zi (369 - 286 BC), eminent philosopher during Warring States period, author of the book Zuangzi, listed amongst the 100 most influential books in China.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Cheuk, Cho, Trc). It means "outstanding", "excellent", this is also a Chinese surname. A prominent personality in history: ZHUO Wenjun (150 - 115 BC), one of the beauties in ancient China.

   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Cheuk, Cho).It means "carve gemstone", "facet". [zhuo mo] means "polish", "slowly mull over".

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