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Chinese Phraseming zi

Updated at 2013-10-27 19:39:54

Chinese Character:
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Chinese pinyin(s)
or written in English:
ming zi
What is Chinese pinyin?
Pinyin(s) with tone
And ronunciation(s):
míng zì
What is Chinese pinyin with tone?
  1. name; word or words by which a person, an animal, a place or a thing is known and spoken to or of;

Meanings of each Chinese character

The 1st Chinese character, , ming , and means:
  1. name of someone or something;
  2. excuse; in the name of;
  3. fame; reputation;
  4. famous, well-known, or notable;
  5. speak out;
  6. possess; occupy;
  7. measure word for people;
  8. a not common family name.
The 2nd, , zi , and means:
  1. character; word;
  2. pronunciation (of a word or character);
  3. font of words or characters;
  4. calligraphy works;
  5. writing pledge e.g. a receipt, contact, etc;
  6. alias of a person in the past;
  7. a not common family name.