Here are meanings of each Chinese character only. More information about it, such as traditional character(s), how to write it stroke by stroke, native Chinese name(s), phrase(s) and calligraphy character images helpful to your Chinese tattoos, etc are available by clicking on the character.
The first Chinese character, 哈,
The second Chinese character, 斯,
The third Chinese character, 基,
An English name is translated into Chinese name generally according to their pronunciation. One syllable of an English name matches one or more Chinese characters.
Because a certain English name may pronounce differently for various countries, the Chinese name is transliterated accordingly.
Contrariwise, there are many Chinese words with the same or similar pronunciation which means that there are several Chinese words match the sound of a syllable of an English name. Translators always choose words those have approval meanings or no meaning for the names. And some names are special for ladies or girls which have the same sound as those for men. The difference is that one more word in those names is commonly used for Chinese girl's names.
Due to different culture, tradition, etc, a certain Latin name sometimes is translated into different Chinese names in Taiwan and Hong Kong, or by the ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Xinhua News Agency, film or sports field in China mainland. In this filed, the Xinhua News Agency is an authority. Most of names in this site are collected from its publications. Learn Chinse Names Translation.
English names are often too long for Chinese people to remember or distinguish, so a dot "·", is put between groups of Chinese names to match English full name. Sometimes, the sign is omitted for very short names or from convention. Learn How to get full name in Chinese symbols.
For foreigners, It is difficult to know, pronounce and write Chinese words. So Chinese Pinyin is a helpful tool which uses Roman alphabetical letters to support you to set up a relationship between Chinese and English. Learn Chinese pinyin.
Good Chinese phrases are suggested by each word of your Chinese name. They are chosen delicately from tremendous amount of Chinese phrases and idioms. I hope they are special for your understanding and Chinese tattoos. More phrases or idioms are available by following the link at the bottom of this page.learn more about Chinese names.