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1说明 說明 shuō míngshuo1 ming2to explain; to illustrate; to indicate; to show; to prove; explanation; directions; caption; Classifiers:
2证明 證明 zhèng míngzheng4 ming2proof; certificate; identification; testimonial; Classifiers: ; to prove; to testify; to confirm the truth of
3明显 明顯 míng xiǎnming2 xian3clear; distinct; obvious
4表明 biǎo míngbiao3 ming2to make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known
5明确 明確 míng quèming2 que4clear-cut; definite; explicit; to clarify; to specify; to make definite
6明天 míng tiānming2 tian1tomorrow
7明白 míng baiming2 bai5clear; obvious; unequivocal; to understand; to realize
8发明 發明 míngfa1 ming2to invent; an invention; Classifiers:
9文明 wén míngwen2 ming2civilized; civilization; culture; Classifiers:
10鲜明 鮮明 xiān míngxian1 ming2bright; clear-cut; distinct
11 míngMing2bright; opposite: dark ; (of meaning) clear; to understand; next; public or open; wise; generic term for a sacrifice to the gods; Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); surname Ming; Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 Farmer God
12精神文明 jīng shén wén míngjing1 shen2 wen2 ming2spiritual culture
13透明 tòu míngtou4 ming2transparent; open (non-secretive)
14明亮 míng liàngming2 liang4bright; shining; glittering; to become clear
15光明 guāng míngguang1 ming2light; radiance; (fig.) bright (prospects etc); openhearted
16明年 míng niánming2 nian2next year
17阐明 闡明 chǎn míngchan3 ming2to elucidate; to explain clearly; to expound
18明明 míng míngming2 ming2obviously; plainly; undoubtedly; definitely
19物质文明 物質文明 zhì wén míngwu4 zhi4 wen2 ming2material culture
20明代 míng dàiMing2 dai4the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
21声明 聲明 shēng míngsheng1 ming2to state; to declare; statement; declaration; Classifiers:
22分明 fēn míngfen1 ming2clear; distinct; evidently; clearly
23照明 zhào míngzhao4 ming2lighting; illumination; to light up; to illuminate
24指明 zhǐ míngzhi3 ming2to show clearly; to designate; to indicate
25金明 jīn míngJin1 ming2Jinming district of Kaifeng city 开封市 , Henan
26昆明 kūn míngKun1 ming2Kunming prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
27明朝 míng cháoMing2 chao2Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
28明朝 míng zhāoming2 zhao1tomorrow morning; the following morning
29查明 chá míngcha2 ming2to investigate and find out; to ascertain
30高明 gāo míngGao1 ming2brilliant; superior; tall and bright; Gaoming district of Foshan city 佛山市 , Guangdong
31黎明 míngli2 ming2dawn; daybreak
32不明 míngbu4 ming2not clear; unknown; to fail to understand
33注明 zhù míngzhu4 ming2to clearly indicate
34明星 míng xīngming2 xing1star; celebrity
35明知 míng zhīming2 zhi1to be fully aware of; to know perfectly well
36明朗 míng lǎngming2 lang3bright; clear; obvious; forthright; open-minded; bright and cheerful
37简明 簡明 jiǎn míngjian3 ming2simple and clear; concise
38陈炯明 陳炯明 chén jiǒng míngChen2 Jiong3 ming2Chen Jiongming (1878-1933), a leading warlord of Guangdong faction, defeated in 1925 and fled to Hong Kong
39王明 wáng míngWang2 Ming2Wang Ming (1904-1974), Soviet trained Chinese communist, Comintern and Soviet stooge and left adventurist in the 1930s, fell out with Mao and moved to Soviet Union from 1956
40探明 tàn míngtan4 ming2to ascertain; to verify
41开明 開明 kāi míngkai1 ming2enlightened; open-minded; enlightenment
42英明 yīng míngying1 ming2wise; brilliant
43明月 míng yuèming2 yue4bright moon; refers to 夜明珠 , a legendary pearl that can glow in the dark; Classifiers:
44清明 qīng míngQing1 ming2clear and bright; sober and calm; (of a government or administration) well ordered; Qingming or Pure Brightness, 5th of the 24 solar terms 二十四节气 5th-19th April; Pure Brightness Festival or Tomb Sweeping Day (in early April)
45明了 míng liǎoming2 liao3to understand clearly; to be clear about; plain; clear; to understand clearly; to be clear about; plain; clear; also written 明了
46标明 標明 biāo míngbiao1 ming2to mark; to indicate
47明清 míng qīngMing2 Qing1the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties
48明文规定 明文規定 míng wén guī dìngming2 wen2 gui1 ding4expressly stipulated (in writing)
49流量明星 liú liàng míng xīngliu2 liang4 ming2 xing1(neologism c. 2014) celebrity with a huge, devoted fan base; celebrity with a huge following on social media
50明里暗里 明裡暗裡 míng àn ming2 li3 an4 li3overtly and secretly; explicitly and implicitly
51透明硬纱 透明硬紗 tòu míng yìng shātou4 ming2 ying4 sha1organza (fabric)
52赵公明 趙公明 zhào gōng míngZhao4 Gong1 ming2Zhao Gongming, God of Wealth in the Chinese folk tradition and Taoism
53阿明 ā míngA1 ming2Al-Amin
54爱憎分明 愛憎分明 ài zēng fēn míngai4 zeng1 fen1 ming2to make a clear difference between what one likes and what one hates; to have well-defined likes and dislikes
55安非他明 ān fēi míngan1 fei1 ta1 ming2amphetamine (loanword)
56暗察明访 暗察明訪 àn chá míng fǎngan4 cha2 ming2 fang3open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides
57摆明 擺明 bǎi míngbai3 ming2to show clearly
58班雅明 bān míngBan1 ya3 ming2Benjamin (name)
59半明不灭 半明不滅 bàn míng mièban4 ming2 bu4 mie4dull (lamplight)
60半透明 bàn tòu míngban4 tou4 ming2translucent; semitransparent
61本杰明 本傑明 běn jié míngBen3 jie2 ming2Benjamin (person name)
62本杰明・富兰克林 本傑明・富蘭克林 běn jié míng · lán línBen3 jie2 ming2 · Fu4 lan2 ke4 lin2Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American writer, scientist, inventor, politician and diplomat; Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American writer, scientist, inventor, politician and diplomat
63辨明 biàn míngbian4 ming2to explain clearly; to elucidate; to clarify; to distinguish; to elucidate
64表明心迹 表明心跡 biǎo míng xīn biao3 ming2 xin1 ji4to reveal one's mind (idiom)
65冰炭不言,冷热自明 冰炭不言,冷熱自明 bīng tàn yán , lěng míngbing1 tan4 bu4 yan2 , leng3 re4 zi4 ming2ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom); fig. sincerity is not expressed in words
66薄明 míngbo2 ming2dim light; early dawn
67伯明翰 míng hànBo2 ming2 han4Birmingham
68不辩自明 不辯自明 biàn míngbu4 bian4 zi4 ming2to be self-evident (idiom)
69不明白 míng báibu4 ming2 bai2fails to realize (intuitively) what is going on
70不明不白 míng báibu4 ming2 bu4 bai2obscure; dubious; shady
71不明飞行物 不明飛行物 míng fēi xíng bu4 ming2 fei1 xing2 wu4unidentified flying object (UFO)
72不明就里 不明就裡 míng jiù bu4 ming2 jiu4 li3not to understand the situation; unaware of the ins and outs
73不明觉厉 不明覺厲 míng jué bu4 ming2 jue2 li4although I don't understand it, it seems pretty awesome (Internet slang)
74不明确 不明確 míng quèbu4 ming2 que4indefinite; unclear
75不明事理 míng shì bu4 ming2 shi4 li3not understanding things (idiom); devoid of sense
76不明真相 míng zhēn xiàngbu4 ming2 zhen1 xiang4to be unaware of the truth (idiom)
77不说自明 不說自明 shuō míngbu4 shuo1 zi4 ming2self-explanatory; self-evident (idiom)
78不太明白 tài míng baibu4 tai4 ming2 bai5(question is) not completely clear; I don't get it
79不透明 tòu míngbu4 tou4 ming2opaque
80不言自明 yán míngbu4 yan2 zi4 ming2self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
81灿若明霞 燦若明霞 càn ruò míng xiácan4 ruo4 ming2 xia2to be shining with a subdued pinkish hue like light morning clouds (idiom)
82层次分明 層次分明 céng fēn míngceng2 ci4 fen1 ming2clear levels or categories (idiom)
83察察为明 察察為明 chá chá wéi míngcha2 cha2 wei2 ming2keenly observant of trivial details
84查明属实 查明屬實 chá míng shǔ shícha2 ming2 shu3 shi2to prove to be true after investigation (idiom)
85昌明 chāng míngchang1 ming2flourishing; thriving
86长明灯 長明燈 cháng míng dēngchang2 ming2 deng1altar lamp burning day and night
87长夜难明 長夜難明 cháng nán míngchang2 ye4 nan2 ming2lit. many nights under a harsh moon; long years of oppression (idiom)
88崇明 chóng míngChong2 ming2Chongming island county, Shanghai
89崇明岛 崇明島 chóng míng dǎoChong2 ming2 Dao3Chongming Island
90崇明县 崇明縣 chóng míng xiànChong2 ming2 xian4Chongming island county, Shanghai
91出生证明 出生證明 chū shēng zhèng míngchu1 sheng1 zheng4 ming2birth certificate; Classifiers:
92出生证明书 出生證明書 chū shēng zhèng míng shūchu1 sheng1 zheng4 ming2 shu1birth certificate; Classifiers:
93窗明几净 窗明几淨 chuāng míng jìngchuang1 ming2 ji1 jing4lit. clear window and clean table (idiom); fig. bright and clean
94春光明媚 chūn guāng míng mèichun1 guang1 ming2 mei4lovely spring sunshine
95词约指明 詞約指明 yuē zhǐ míngci2 yue1 zhi3 ming2concise but unambiguous (idiom)
96聪明反被聪明误 聰明反被聰明誤 cōng míng fǎn bèi cōng míng cong1 ming2 fan3 bei4 cong1 ming2 wu4a clever person may become the victim of his own ingenuity (idiom); cleverness may overreach itself; too smart for one's own good
97崔明慧 cuī míng huìCui1 Ming2 hui4Christine Choy (1964-), Chinese-American film director
98璀璨明珠 cuǐ càn míng zhūcui3 can4 ming2 zhu1bright pearl (idiom)
99达尔罕茂明安联合旗 達爾罕茂明安聯合旗 ěr hǎn mào míng ān lián Da2 er3 han3 Mao4 ming2 an1 lian2 he2 qi2Darhan Muming'an united banner in Baotou 包头 , Inner Mongolia
100大放光明 fàng guāng míngda4 fang4 guang1 ming2to shine brightly; (fig.) to show promise; to be on the up and up
101大明鼎鼎 míng dǐng dǐngda4 ming2 ding3 ding3a grand reputation; renowned; famous
102大明湖 míng Da4 ming2 Hu2Daming Lake in Jinan 济南 , Shandong
103大明历 大明曆 míng Da4 ming2 li4the 5th century Chinese calendar established by Zu Chongzhi 祖冲之
104大明虾 大明蝦 míng xiāda4 ming2 xia1king prawn
105淡泊明志 dàn míng zhìdan4 bo2 ming2 zhi4living a simple life as one's ideal (idiom)
106灯火通明 燈火通明 dēng huǒ tōng míngdeng1 huo3 tong1 ming2brightly lit
107点明 點明 diǎn míngdian3 ming2to point out
108电照明 電照明 diàn zhào míngdian4 zhao4 ming2electric lighting
109订明 訂明 dìng míngding4 ming2to stipulate; to state expressly; to explicitly provide for
110东方明珠电视塔 東方明珠電視塔 dōng fāng míng zhū diàn shì Dong1 fang1 Ming2 zhu1 Dian4 shi4 Ta3Oriental Pearl Television Tower
111东方明珠塔 東方明珠塔 dōng fāng míng zhū Dong1 fang1 Ming2 zhu1 Ta3Oriental Pearl Tower
112东方文明 東方文明 dōng fāng wén míngDong1 fang1 wen2 ming2Eastern civilization
113东明 東明 dōng míngDong1 ming2Dongming county in Heze 菏泽 , Shandong
114东明县 東明縣 dōng míng xiànDong1 ming2 xian4Dongming county in Heze 菏泽 , Shandong
115读书明理 讀書明理 shū míng du2 shu1 ming2 li3to study and know the rules of propriety (idiom)
116多明尼加 duō míng jiāDuo1 ming2 ni2 jia1Dominica; Dominican Republic (Tw)
117多明尼加共和国 多明尼加共和國 duō míng jiā gòng guóDuo1 ming2 ni2 jia1 Gong4 he2 guo2Dominican Republic (Tw)
118多明尼加联邦 多明尼加聯邦 duō míng jiā lián bāngDuo1 ming2 ni2 jia1 Lian2 bang1the Commonwealth of Dominica (Tw)
119恩仇分明 ēn chóu fēn míngen1 chou2 fen1 ming2to make a clear distinction between kindnesses and wrongs done by others (idiom)
120恩怨分明 ēn yuàn fēn míngen1 yuan4 fen1 ming2kindness and hatred are clearly distinguished (idiom)
121耳聪目明 耳聰目明 ěr cōng mínger3 cong1 mu4 ming2sharp ears and keen eyes (idiom); keen and alert; perceptive
122发表声明 發表聲明 biǎo shēng míngfa1 biao3 sheng1 ming2to issue a statement; to issue a declaration
123发明创造 發明創造 míng chuàng zàofa1 ming2 chuang4 zao4to invent and innovate; inventions and innovations
124发明家 發明家 míng jiāfa1 ming2 jia1inventor
125发明人 發明人 míng rénfa1 ming2 ren2inventor
126发明者 發明者 míng zhěfa1 ming2 zhe3inventor
127放着明白装糊涂 放著明白裝糊塗 fàng zhe míng bai zhuāng tufang4 zhe5 ming2 bai5 zhuang1 hu2 tu5to pretend not to know (idiom)
128奉若神明 fèng ruò shén míngfeng4 ruo4 shen2 ming2to honor sb as a God (idiom); to revere; to worship; to deify; to make a holy cow of sth; to put sb on a pedestal
129弗拉明戈 míng fu2 la1 ming2 ge1flamenco (loanword)
130伏明霞 míng xiáFu2 Ming2 xia2Fu Mingxia (1978-), Chinese diving champion
131赶明儿 趕明兒 gǎn míng rgan3 ming2 r5(coll.) some day; one of these days
132干事不明 幹事不明 gàn shì mínggan4 shi4 bu4 ming2to act with utter lack of discretion (idiom)
133高明区 高明區 gāo míng Gao1 ming2 qu1Gaoming district of Foshan city 佛山市 , Guangdong
134恭聆明诲 恭聆明誨 gōng líng míng huìgong1 ling2 ming2 hui4I will assuredly listen most reverently to your words. (idiom)
135公司三明治 gōng sān míng zhìgong1 si1 san1 ming2 zhi4club sandwich
136古文明 wén mínggu3 wen2 ming2ancient civilization
137光明节 光明節 guāng míng jiéGuang1 ming2 jie2Hanukkah (Chanukah), 8 day Jewish holiday starting on the 25th day of Kislev (can occur from late Nov up to late Dec on Gregorian calendar); also called 哈努卡节 and simply 哈努卡
138光明磊落 guāng míng lěi luòguang1 ming2 lei3 luo4open and candid (idiom); straightforward and upright
139光明日报 光明日報 guāng míng bàoGuang1 ming2 Ri4 bao4Guangming Daily, a Beijing newspaper
140光明新区 光明新區 guāng míng xīn Guang1 ming2 xin1 qu1New Guangming district of Shenzhen City 深圳市 , Guangdong
141光明星 guāng míng xīngguang1 ming2 xing1bright star; name of North Korean space satellite
142光明正大 guāng míng zhèng guang1 ming2 zheng4 da4(of a person) honorable; not devious; (of a behavior) fair and aboveboard; without tricks; openly; (of a situation) out in the open
143郭敬明 guō jìng míngGuo1 Jing4 ming2Guo Jingming (1983-), Chinese young-adult fiction writer and teen pop idol
144海明威 hǎi míng wēiHai3 ming2 wei1Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), American novelist and journalist
145汉明帝 漢明帝 hàn míng Han4 Ming2 Di4Emperor Ming of Han (28-75), Western Han Dynasty Emperor 58-75
146皓齿明眸 皓齒明眸 hào chǐ míng móuhao4 chi3 ming2 mou2white teeth and bright eyes (idiom); lovely young woman
147黑白分明 hēi bái fēn mínghei1 bai2 fen1 ming2black and white clearly contrasted; (fig.) unambiguous; black-and-white; in sharp contrast; to distinguish clearly right from wrong
148黑泽明 黑澤明 hēi míngHei1 ze2 Ming2Kurosawa Akira (1910-1998) Japanese movie director
149后见之明 後見之明 hòu jiàn zhī mínghou4 jian4 zhi1 ming2hindsight
150胡志明 zhì míngHu2 Zhi4 ming2Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), former Vietnamese leader; see also 胡志明市
151胡志明市 zhì míng shìHu2 Zhi4 ming2 Shi4Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a. Saigon, Vietnam
152化暗为明 化暗為明 huà àn wéi mínghua4 an4 wei2 ming2to change dark into light (idiom)
153怀俄明 懷俄明 huái é míngHuai2 e2 ming2Wyoming, US state
154怀俄明州 懷俄明州 huái é míng zhōuHuai2 e2 ming2 zhou1Wyoming, US state
155皇冠上的明珠 huáng guān shàng de míng zhūhuang2 guan1 shang4 de5 ming2 zhu1the brightest jewel in the crown
156晦往明来 晦往明來 huì wǎng míng láihui4 wang3 ming2 lai2as day follows night and night follows day (idiom)
157火把齐明 火把齊明 huǒ mínghuo3 ba3 qi2 ming2Lighted torches sprang up on all sides. (idiom)
158既明且哲 míng qiě zhéji4 ming2 qie3 zhe2both intelligent and wise (idiom)
159坚明 堅明 jiān míngjian1 ming2to consolidate and clarify
160简单明了 簡單明瞭 jiǎn dān míng liǎojian3 dan1 ming2 liao3clear and simple; in simple terms
161简明扼要 簡明扼要 jiǎn míng è yàojian3 ming2 e4 yao4brief and to the point (idiom); succinct
162讲明 講明 jiǎng míngjiang3 ming2to explain
163斤斤其明 jīn jīn míngjin1 jin1 qi2 ming2keen and discerning (idiom)
164金明区 金明區 jīn míng Jin1 ming2 qu1Jinming district of Kaifeng city 开封市 , Henan
165晶明 jīng míngjing1 ming2astute; shrewd; bright; shiny
166精明能干 精明能幹 jīng míng néng gànjing1 ming2 neng2 gan4able and efficient
167精明强干 精明強幹 jīng míng qiáng gànjing1 ming2 qiang2 gan4intelligent and capable (idiom)
168精明详密 精明詳密 jīng míng xiáng jing1 ming2 xiang2 mi4smart and cautious (idiom)
169经明行修 經明行修 jīng míng xíng xiūjing1 ming2 xing2 xiu1to be good in both character and scholarship (idiom)
170泾渭分明 涇渭分明 jīng wèi fēn míngJing1 Wei4 fen1 ming2as rivers Jing and Wei separate clearly (idiom); to be entirely different
171敬若神明 jìng ruò shén míngjing4 ruo4 shen2 ming2to hold sb in the same regard as one would a god (idiom)
172具体说明 具體說明 shuō míngju4 ti3 shuo1 ming2explicit explanation; to specify
173决明 決明 jué míngjue2 ming2(botany) cassia
174决明子 決明子 jué míng jue2 ming2 zi3(botany) cassia seed
175开明君主 開明君主 kāi míng jūn zhǔkai1 ming2 jun1 zhu3enlightened sovereign
176开宗明义 開宗明義 kāi zōng míng kai1 zong1 ming2 yi4to declare at the outset (idiom)
177剀切详明 剴切詳明 kǎi qiè xiáng míngkai3 qie4 xiang2 ming2true and clear in every detail (idiom)
178孔明 kǒng míngKong3 ming2courtesy name of Zhuge Liang 诸葛亮
179孔明灯 孔明燈 kǒng míng dēngkong3 ming2 deng1sky lantern (miniature hot-air balloon used during festivals)
180昆明湖 kūn míng Kun1 ming2 Hu2Kunming Lake
181昆明市 kūn míng shìKun1 ming2 shi4Kunming, prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
182来历不明 來歷不明 lái mínglai2 li4 bu4 ming2of unknown origin
183来路不明 來路不明 lái mínglai2 lu4 bu4 ming2unidentified origin; no-one knows where it comes from; of dubious background
184黎明前的黑暗 míng qián de hēi ànli2 ming2 qian2 de5 hei1 an4darkness comes before dawn; things can only get better (idiom)
185黎明时分 黎明時分 míng shí fēnli2 ming2 shi2 fen1daybreak; at the crack of dawn
186李明博 míng Li3 Ming2 bo2Lee Myung-bak (1941-), South Korean businessman, one-time chairman of Hyundai, president of South Korea 2008-2013
187联合声明 聯合聲明 lián shēng mínglian2 he2 sheng1 ming2joint declaration
188两河文明 兩河文明 liǎng wén míngliang3 he2 wen2 ming2Mesopotamian civilization
189列明 liè mínglie4 ming2to list; to specify
190另请高明 另請高明 lìng qǐng gāo míngling4 qing3 gao1 ming2please find sb better qualified than me (idiom)
191溜明崭亮 溜明嶄亮 liū míng zhǎn liàngliu1 ming2 zhan3 liang4very shiny and bright (idiom)
192流明 liú míngliu2 ming2lumen (unit of light flux) (loanword)
193柳暗花明 liǔ àn huā míngliu3 an4 hua1 ming2lit. the willow trees make the shade, the flowers give the light (idiom); at one's darkest hour, a glimmer of hope; light at the end of the tunnel
194轮廓鲜明 輪廓鮮明 lún kuò xiān mínglun2 kuo4 xian1 ming2sharp image; clear-cut; in bold outline; in sharp relief
195免责声明 免責聲明 miǎn shēng míngmian3 ze2 sheng1 ming2disclaimer
196明摆着 明擺著 míng bǎi zheming2 bai3 zhe5evident; clear; undoubted
197明白如话 明白如話 míng bai huàming2 bai5 ru2 hua4as plain as ordinary speech; plain and easy to understand (idiom)
198明报 明報 míng bàoMing2 Bao4Ming Pao newspaper (Hong Kong)
199明辨 míng biànming2 bian4to discern; to distinguish clearly
200明辨是非 míng biàn shì fēiming2 bian4 shi4 fei1to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
201明察 míng cháming2 cha2to note clearly; to perceive
202明察暗访 明察暗訪 míng chá àn fǎngming2 cha2 an4 fang3open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides; open enquiries and secret search (idiom); to investigate openly and in secret; taking information from all sides
203明察秋毫 míng chá qiū háoming2 cha2 qiu1 hao2lit. seeing clearly the downy feathers of autumn (idiom, from Mencius); fig. perceptive of even the finest detail
204明朝体 明朝體 míng cháo Ming2 chao2 ti3Mincho font
205明澈 míng chèming2 che4clear; limpid
206明澈如镜 明澈如鏡 míng chè jìngming2 che4 ru2 jing4to be like a mirror; transparent (idiom)
207明成祖 míng chéng Ming2 Cheng2 zu3Ming Chengzu, Temple name of third Ming Emperor Yongle 永乐
208明耻教战 明恥教戰 míng chǐ jiào zhànming2 chi3 jiao4 zhan4to teach people to defend the national honor (idiom)
209明初 míng chūMing2 chu1the early Ming (i.e. from second half of 14th century)
210明处 明處 míng chùming2 chu4clear place; out in the open
211明窗净几 明窗淨几 míng chuāng jìng ming2 chuang1 jing4 ji1lit. clear window and clean table (idiom); fig. bright and clean (room)
212明达 明達 míng ming2 da2reasonable; of good judgment
213明达事理 明達事理 míng shì ming2 da2 shi4 li3reasonable; sensible
214明德 míng ming2 de2highest virtue; illustrious virtue
215明德学院 明德學院 míng xué yuànMing2 de2 Xue2 yuan4Middlebury College, private liberal arts college in Middlebury, Vermont
216明德镇 明德鎮 míng zhènMing2 de2 zhen4Middlebury (name of town in Vermont)
217明订 明訂 míng dìngming2 ding4to stipulate; to state expressly; to explicitly provide for
218明罚思过 明罰思過 míng guòming2 fa2 si1 guo4to discover one's faults and reflect on one's errors (idiom)
219明矾 明礬 míng fánming2 fan2alum
220明岗暗哨 明崗暗哨 míng gǎng àn shàoming2 gang3 an4 shao4both covert and undercover (officers) keeping watch (idiom)
221明个前晌 明個前晌 míng ge qián shǎngming2 ge5 qian2 shang3tomorrow morning; later (colloquial)
222明沟排水 明溝排水 míng gōu pái shuǐming2 gou1 pai2 shui3open-ditch drainage (agriculture)
223明古鲁 明古魯 míng Ming2 gu3 lu3Bengkulu (Indonesian town on the south coast of Sumatra)
224明古鲁市 明古魯市 míng shìMing2 gu3 lu3 shi4Bengkulu (Indonesian town on the south coast of Sumatra)
225明光 míng guāngMing2 guang1Mingguang county level city in Chuzhou 滁州 , Anhui
226明光度 míng guāng ming2 guang1 du4luminosity
227明光蓝 明光藍 míng guāng lánming2 guang1 lan2lavender blue
228明光市 míng guāng shìMing2 guang1 shi4Mingguang county level city in Chuzhou 滁州 , Anhui
229明和 míng Ming2 he2Minghe, rail station in South Taiwan; Meiwa (Japanese reign name 1764-1772); Meiwa (common name for Japanese companies or schools)
230明晃晃 míng huǎng huǎngming2 huang3 huang3shining; bright
231明慧 míng huìming2 hui4intelligent; brilliant
232明火 míng huǒming2 huo3flame; open fire
233明见万里 明見萬里 míng jiàn wàn ming2 jian4 wan4 li3to be capable to foresee the situation (idiom)
234明胶 明膠 míng jiāoming2 jiao1gelatin
235明皎 míng jiǎoming2 jiao3clear and bright
236明教 míng jiàoMing2 jiao4Manicheism; same as 摩尼教
237明净 明淨 míng jìngming2 jing4mirror (as a metaphor for sth beautiful, bright and flat -- such as a lake -- or sth that provides clarity and insight); Der Spiegel; bright and clean; luminous
238明镜高悬 明鏡高懸 míng jìng gāo xuánming2 jing4 gao1 xuan2perspicacious and impartial in judgment (idiom)
239明理 míng ming2 li3sensible; reasonable; an obvious reason, truth or fact; to understand the reason or reasoning
240明丽 明麗 míng ming2 li4bright and beautiful; (of a landscape) gorgeous; (of a color) vibrant
241明膫 míng liáoming2 liao2manifest
242明令 míng lìngming2 ling4to decree
243明码 明碼 míng ming2 ma3non-secret code (such as Morse code, Chinese telegraph code, ASCII etc); plaintext (cryptography); (of prices) clearly marked
244明媒正娶 míng méi zhèng ming2 mei2 zheng4 qu3to be officially wed
245明媚 míng mèiming2 mei4bright and beautiful
246明灭 明滅 míng mièming2 mie4to flicker; to flash on and off; to brighten and fade
247明末 míng Ming2 mo4late Ming; first half of the 17th century
248明末清初 míng qīng chūMing2 mo4 Qing1 chu1late Ming and early Qing; around the middle of the 17th century
249明眸皓齿 明眸皓齒 míng móu hào chǐming2 mou2 hao4 chi3to have bright eyes and white teeth
250明眸善睐 明眸善睞 míng móu shàn làiming2 mou2 shan4 lai4bright alluring glances of a beauty (idiom)
251明眸秀眉 míng móu xiù méiming2 mou2 xiu4 mei2shining eyes and slender eyebrows (idiom)
252明目张胆 明目張膽 míng zhāng dǎnming2 mu4 zhang1 dan3openly and without fear; brazenly
253明尼阿波利斯 míng ā Ming2 ni2 a1 bo1 li4 si1Minneapolis, a nameplace in the USA, notably in Minnesota
254明尼苏达 明尼蘇達 míng Ming2 ni2 su1 da2Minnesota, USA
255明尼苏达州 明尼蘇達州 míng zhōuMing2 ni2 su1 da2 zhou1Minnesota
256明铺暗盖 明鋪暗蓋 míng àn gàiming2 pu1 an4 gai4to be under covers in bed in plain view; to fornicate more or less openly with slight regard for public opinion (idiom)
257明弃暗取 明棄暗取 míng àn ming2 qi4 an4 qu3to give away openly and take in secretly (idiom)
258明枪暗箭 明槍暗箭 míng qiāng àn jiànming2 qiang1 an4 jian4overt and covert attack (idiom)
259明枪好躲,暗箭难防 明槍好躲,暗箭難防 míng qiāng hǎo duǒ , àn jiàn nán fángming2 qiang1 hao3 duo3 , an4 jian4 nan2 fang2lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies
260明枪交战 明槍交戰 míng qiāng jiāo zhànming2 qiang1 jiao1 zhan4to attack by overt means (idiom)
261明枪易躲,暗箭难防 明槍易躲,暗箭難防 míng qiāng duǒ , àn jiàn nán fángming2 qiang1 yi4 duo3 , an4 jian4 nan2 fang2lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies
262明渠 míng ming2 qu2(open, uncovered) water channel; canal
263明儿 明兒 míng rming2 r5(coll.) tomorrow; one of these days; some day
264明儿个 明兒個 míng r geming2 r5 ge5(coll.) tomorrow
265明仁 míng rénMing2 ren2Akihito, personal name of the Heisei 平成 emperor of Japan (1933-), reigned 1989-2019
266明人不做暗事 míng rén zuò àn shìming2 ren2 bu4 zuo4 an4 shi4an honest person does not act surreptitiously (idiom)
267明仁宗 míng rén zōngMing2 Ren2 zong1Ming Renzong, Temple name of fourth Ming emperor Zhu Gaochi 朱高炽
268明日 míng ming2 ri4tomorrow
269明日黄花 明日黃花 míng huáng huāming2 ri4 huang2 hua1lit. chrysanthemums after the Double Ninth Festival (idiom); fig. outdated; thing of the past; dead letter
270明如秦镜 明如秦鏡 míng qín jìngming2 ru2 qin2 jing4to see clearly the rights and wrongs of the case (idiom)
271明山 míng shānMing2 shan1Mingshan district of Benxi city 本溪市 , Liaoning
272明山区 明山區 míng shān Ming2 shan1 qu1Mingshan district of Benxi city 本溪市 , Liaoning
273明升暗降 míng shēng àn jiàngming2 sheng1 an4 jiang4to ostensibly promote but actually demote; to kick sb. upstairs (idiom)
274明实录 明實錄 míng shí ming2 shi2 lu4annals of the Ming Dynasty 明朝 (1368-1644)
275明十三陵 míng shí sān língMing2 shi2 san1 ling2the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
276明史 míng shǐMing2 shi3History of the Ming Dynasty, twenty fourth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史 in 1739 during the Qing Dynasty, 332 scrolls
277明示 míng shìming2 shi4to state explicitly; to clearly indicate
278明手 míng shǒuming2 shou3dummy (in bridge)
279明水 míng shuǐMing2 shui3Mingshui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
280明水县 明水縣 míng shuǐ xiànMing2 shui3 xian4Mingshui county in Suihua 绥化 , Heilongjiang
281明斯克 míng Ming2 si1 ke4Minsk, capital of Belarus
282明邃 míng suìming2 sui4glistening and piercing
283明太祖 míng tài Ming2 Tai4 zu3Ming Taizu, Temple name of first Ming emperor Hongwu 洪武
284明体 明體 míng ming2 ti3Mincho; Song font
285明天见 明天見 míng tiān jiànming2 tian1 jian4see you tomorrow; (coll., jocular) food that passes through the digestive system more or less intact (esp. enoki mushrooms)
286明天启 明天啟 míng tiān Ming2 Tian1 qi3Tianqi Emperor, reign name of fifteenth Ming emperor Zhu Youxiao 朱由校
287明文 míng wénming2 wen2to state in writing (laws, rules etc)
288明武宗 míng zōngMing2 Wu3 zong1Ming Wuzong, temple name of eleventh Ming emperor Zhengde 正德
289明晰 míng ming2 xi1Mingxi county in Sanming 三明 , Fujian; clear; well-defined; limpid
290明溪县 明溪縣 míng xiànMing2 xi1 xian4Mingxi county in Sanming 三明 , Fujian
291明熹宗 míng zōngMing2 Xi1 zong1Ming Xizong, Temple name of fifteenth Ming emperor Tianqi 明天启
292明细 明細 míng ming2 xi4clear and detailed; definite; details (are as follows:)
293明细表 明細表 míng biǎoming2 xi4 biao3schedule; subsidiary ledger; a detailed list
294明虾 明蝦 míng xiāming2 xia1prawn
295明孝陵 míng xiào língMing2 xiao4 ling2Ming tombs in Nanjing, tomb of founding Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋 , a World Heritage site
296明信片 míng xìn piànming2 xin4 pian4postcard
297明刑弼教 míng xíng jiàoming2 xing2 bi4 jiao4to integrate punishment with education (idiom)
298明修栈道,暗渡陈仓 明修棧道,暗渡陳倉 míng xiū zhàn dào , àn chén cāngming2 xiu1 zhan4 dao4 , an4 du4 Chen2 cang1lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河 of Chu); fig. to feign one thing while doing another; to cheat under cover of a diversion
299明修栈道暗渡陈仓 明修棧道暗渡陳倉 míng xiū zhàn dào àn chén cāngming2 xiu1 zhan4 dao4 an4 du2 Chen2 cang1lit. following the plank road as a feint while secretly crossing the Wei river 渭河 at Chencang (成语 saw, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦 |刘邦 in 206 BC against Xiangyu 項羽 |项羽 of Chu); fig. fein one thing while doing another
300明宣宗 míng xuān zōngMing2 Xuan1 zong1Temple name of fifth Ming emperor Xuande 宣德
301明言 míng yánming2 yan2to say clearly; to argue clearly; to pronounce; pronounced
302明眼人 míng yǎn rénming2 yan3 ren2perspicacious person; sb with a discerning eye; sighted person (as opposed to blind)
303明艳照人 明艷照人 míng yàn zhào rénming2 yan4 zhao4 ren2to look bright and beautiful (idiom)
304明喻 míng ming2 yu4simile
305明月清风 明月清風 míng yuè qīng fēngming2 yue4 qing1 feng1see 清风明月
306明早 míng zǎoming2 zao3tomorrow morning; tomorrow
307明杖 míng zhàngming2 zhang4white cane (used by the blind)
308明哲保身 míng zhé bǎo shēnming2 zhe2 bao3 shen1a wise man looks after his own hide (idiom); to put one's own safety before matters of principle
309明争暗斗 明爭暗鬥 míng zhēng àn dòuming2 zheng1 an4 dou4to fight openly and maneuver covertly (idiom)
310明证 明證 míng zhèngming2 zheng4clear proof
311明知故犯 míng zhī fànming2 zhi1 gu4 fan4deliberate violation (idiom); intentional crime
312明知故问 明知故問 míng zhī wènming2 zhi1 gu4 wen4to ask a question, already knowing the answer
313明知山有虎,偏向虎山行 míng zhī shān yǒu , piān xiàng shān xíngming2 zhi1 shan1 you3 hu3 , pian1 xiang4 hu3 shan1 xing2lit. to willfully go towards the mountain although knowing that it has tigers (idiom); fig. to take a risk despite knowing the dangers
314明智 míng zhìming2 zhi4to demonstrate one's sincere convictions; Meiji, Japanese era name, corresponding to the reign (1868-1912) of the Meiji emperor; sensible; wise; judicious; sagacious
315明治维新 明治維新 míng zhì wéi xīnMing2 zhi4 Wei2 xin1Meiji Restoration (Japan, 1868)
316明智之举 明智之舉 míng zhì zhī ming2 zhi4 zhi1 ju3sensible act
317明珠 míng zhūming2 zhu1pearl; jewel (of great value)
318明珠暗投 míng zhū àn tóuming2 zhu1 an4 tou2to cast pearls before swine (idiom); not to get proper recognition for one's talents
319明子 míng ziming2 zi5see 松明
320莫明其妙 míng miàomo4 ming2 qi2 miao4variant of 莫名其妙
321目明如鹰 目明如鷹 míng yīngmu4 ming2 ru2 ying1sharp-sighted as an eagle (idiom)
322南明 nán míngNan2 ming2Nanming district of Guiyang city 贵阳市 , Guizhou
323南明区 南明區 nán míng Nan2 ming2 qu1Nanming district of Guiyang city 贵阳市 , Guizhou
324宁明 寧明 níng míngNing2 ming2Ningming county in Chongzuo 崇左 , Guangxi
325宁明县 寧明縣 níng míng xiànNing2 ming2 xian4Ningming county in Chongzuo 崇左 , Guangxi
326弄明白 nòng míng bainong4 ming2 bai5to figure out how to do something
327怕日羞明 xiū míngpa4 ri4 xiu1 ming2photophobia (idiom)
328判明 pàn míngpan4 ming2to distinguish; to ascertain
329平明 píng míngping2 ming2(literary) dawn; daybreak; impartial and astute
330剖腹明心 pōu míng xīnpou1 fu4 ming2 xin1to bare one's heart in all sincerity (idiom)
331旗帜鲜明 旗幟鮮明 zhì xiān míngqi2 zhi4 xian1 ming2to show one's colors; to have a clear-cut stand (idiom)
332启明 啟明 míngQi3 ming2classical Chinese name for planet Venus in the east before dawn
333启明星 啟明星 míng xīngqi3 ming2 xing1(astronomy) Venus
334弃暗投明 棄暗投明 àn tóu míngqi4 an4 tou2 ming2to renounce the dark and seek the light; to give up one's wrong way of life and turn to a better one
335弃明投暗 棄明投暗 míng tóu ànqi4 ming2 tou2 an4to leave the light and plunge into darkness (idiom)
336浅显易明 淺顯易明 qiǎn xiǎn míngqian3 xian3 yi4 ming2so shallow and clear that it is easy to understand (idiom)
337亲兄弟,明算帐 親兄弟,明算帳 qīn xiōng , míng suàn zhàngqin1 xiong1 di4 , ming2 suan4 zhang4even with your own brother, keep clear accounts (idiom)
338清风明月 清風明月 qīng fēng míng yuèqing1 feng1 ming2 yue4lit. cool breeze and bright moon (idiom); fig. peaceful and clear night; (allusively) living a solitary and quiet life
339清明节 清明節 qīng míng jiéQing1 ming2 jie2Qingming or Pure Brightness Festival or Tomb Sweeping Day, celebration for the dead (in early April)
340清正廉明 qīng zhèng lián míngqing1 zheng4 lian2 ming2upright and honest
341去向不明 xiàng míngqu4 xiang4 bu4 ming2missing; lost
342权利声明 權利聲明 quán shēng míngquan2 li4 sheng1 ming2copyright statement
343认明 認明 rèn míngren4 ming2to identify; to authenticate
344三明 sān míngSan1 ming2Sanming prefecture level city in Fujian
345三明市 sān míng shìSan1 ming2 shi4Sanming prefecture level city in Fujian
346三明治 sān míng zhìsan1 ming2 zhi4sandwich (loanword); Classifiers:
347山明水秀 shān míng shuǐ xiùshan1 ming2 shui3 xiu4lit. verdant hills and limpid water (idiom); fig. enchanting scenery
348赏罚严明 賞罰嚴明 shǎng yán míngshang3 fa2 yan2 ming2to be strict and fair in meting out rewards and punishments
349砷凡纳明 砷凡納明 shēn fán míngshen1 fan2 na4 ming2arsphenamine
350身份证明 身份證明 shēn fèn zhèng míngshen1 fen4 zheng4 ming2ID card; proof of identity
351申明 shēn míngshen1 ming2to declare; to aver; to state formally
352深明大义 深明大義 shēn míng shen1 ming2 da4 yi4to have a high notion of one's duty; to be highly principled
353神明 shén míngshen2 ming2deities; gods
354神明保佑 shén míng bǎo yòushen2 ming2 bao3 you4to have divine help (idiom)
355胂凡纳明 胂凡納明 shèn fán míngshen4 fan2 na4 ming2arsphenamine
356声明书 聲明書 shēng míng shūsheng1 ming2 shu1statement
357圣多明哥 聖多明哥 shèng duō míng Sheng4 Duo1 ming2 ge1Santo Domingo, capital of Dominican Republic (Tw)
358圣多明各 聖多明各 shèng duō míng Sheng4 Duo1 ming2 ge4Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic
359圣佛明节 聖佛明節 shèng míng jiéSheng4 fo2 ming2 jie2Fiesta de Saint Fermin, festival held annually in Pamplona, Spain
360圣明 聖明 shèng míngsheng4 ming2enlightened sage; brilliant master (flattering words applied to ruler)
361失明 shī míngshi1 ming2to lose one's eyesight; to become blind; blindness
362施明德 shī míng Shi1 Ming2 de2Shih Ming-teh (1941-), Taiwanese politician, imprisoned 1962-1977 and 1980-1990 under the Guomindang, subsequently a leader of DPP 民进党 , in 2006 led protests against Chen Shui-Bian 陈水扁
363史思明 shǐ míngShi3 Si1 ming2Shi Siming (703-761), military colleague of An Lushan 安禄山 , participated in the 755-763 An-Shi Rebellion 安史之乱
364是非分明 shì fēi fēn míngshi4 fei1 fen1 ming2to distinguish right from wrong (idiom)
365室内照明 室內照明 shì nèi zhào míngshi4 nei4 zhao4 ming2interior lighting
366说明会 說明會 shuō míng huìshuo1 ming2 hui4information meeting
367说明书 說明書 shuō míng shūshuo1 ming2 shu1(technical) manual; (book of) directions; synopsis (of a play or film); specification (patent); Classifiers:
368思明 míngSi1 ming2Siming district of Xiamen city 厦门市 (Amoy), Fujian
369思明区 思明區 míng Si1 ming2 qu1Siming district of Xiamen city 厦门市 (Amoy), Fujian
370死因不明 yīn míngsi3 yin1 bu4 ming2unknown cause of death
371四大发明 四大發明 míngsi4 da4 fa1 ming2the four great Chinese inventions: paper, printing, magnetic compass and gunpowder
372嵩明 sōng míngSong1 ming2pine torch; Songming county in Kunming 昆明 , Yunnan
373嵩明县 嵩明縣 sōng míng xiànSong1 ming2 xian4Songming county in Kunming 昆明 , Yunnan
374唐明皇 táng míng huángTang2 Ming2 huang2Emperor Ming of Tang (685-762), also known as Emperor Xuanzong of Tang 唐玄宗 , reigned 712-756
375陶渊明 陶淵明 táo yuān míngTao2 Yuan1 ming2Tao Yuanming (c. 365-427), Jin dynasty writer and poet; Tao Yuanming (c. 365-427), Jin dynasty writer and poet
376天明 tiān míngtian1 ming2dawn; daybreak
377天明鸡啼 天明雞啼 tiān míng tian1 ming2 ji1 ti2The cock crows at dawn. (idiom)
378天清月明 tiān qīng yuè míngtian1 qing1 yue4 ming2The sky is clear and the moon is bright. (idiom)
379天色微明 tiān wēi míngtian1 se4 wei1 ming2The sky is faintly light with the dawn. (idiom)
380挑明 tiǎo míngtiao3 ming2to illuminate; to open up (a topic)
381通明 tōng míngtong1 ming2brightly lit
382痛抱丧明 痛抱喪明 tòng bào sàng míngtong4 bao4 sang4 ming2mourning for the death of one's son (idiom)
383透明程度 tòu míng chéng tou4 ming2 cheng2 du4transparency
384透明度 tòu míng tou4 ming2 du4transparency; (policy of) openness
385透明胶 透明膠 tòu míng jiāotou4 ming2 jiao1Scotch tape
386透明质酸 透明質酸 tòu míng zhì suāntou4 ming2 zhi4 suan1hyaluronic acid; hyaluronan
387图解说明 圖解說明 jiě shuō míngtu2 jie3 shuo1 ming2explanatory diagram
388外国人居住证明 外國人居住證明 wài guó rén zhù zhèng míngwai4 guo2 ren2 ju1 zhu4 zheng4 ming2foreigner's certificate of residence
389王阳明 王陽明 wáng yáng míngWang2 Yang2 ming2Wang Yangming (1472-1529), Ming dynasty Neo-Confucian philosopher, influential in the School of Mind 心学
390微明 wēi míngwei1 ming2twilight
391文明病 wén míng bìngwen2 ming2 bing4lifestyle diseases
392文明化 wén míng huàwen2 ming2 hua4civilize
393文明小史 wén míng xiǎo shǐWen2 ming2 Xiao3 shi3Short History of Civilization, late Qing novel by Li Boyuan 李伯元
394文征明 文徵明 wén zhēng míngWen2 Zheng1 ming2Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Ming painter, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
395无明 無明 míngwu2 ming2avidya (Buddhism); ignorance; delusion
396无明火起 無明火起 míng huǒ wu2 ming2 huo3 qi3to flare up for no reason at all (idiom)
397无明孽火 無明孽火 míng niè huǒwu2 ming2 nie4 huo3unaccountable anger (idiom)
398吴天明 吳天明 tiān míngWu2 Tian1 ming2Wu Tianming (1939-), PRC film director
399物质文明和精神文明 物質文明和精神文明 zhì wén míng jīng shén wén míngwu4 zhi4 wen2 ming2 he2 jing1 shen2 wen2 ming2material and spiritual culture; matter and mind; material progress, ideology and culture (philosophic slogan, adopted into Deng Xiaoping theory from 1978)
400细明体 細明體 míng Xi4 ming2 ti3Mincho narrow font
401下落不明 xià luò míngxia4 luo4 bu4 ming2unaccounted; unknown whereabouts
402先见之明 先見之明 xiān jiàn zhī míngxian1 jian4 zhi1 ming2foresight
403鲜明个性 鮮明個性 xiān míng xìngxian1 ming2 ge4 xing4individuality; clear-cut personality
404鲜明有力 鮮明有力 xiān míng yǒu xian1 ming2 you3 li4distinct and forceful (idiom)
405贤明 賢明 xián míngxian2 ming2wise and capable; sagacious
406显明 顯明 xiǎn míngxian3 ming2to reveal, make known
407亵渎神明 褻瀆神明 xiè shén míngxie4 du2 shen2 ming2to blaspheme; to commit sacrilege
408心地光明 xīn guāng míngxin1 di4 guang1 ming2always open and aboveboard (idiom)
409心知肚明 xīn zhī míngxin1 zhi1 du4 ming2to be well aware
410行方不明 xíng fāng míngxing2 fang1 bu4 ming2whereabouts unknown (idiom)
411行止不明 xíng zhǐ míngxing2 zhi3 bu4 ming2whereabouts unknown (idiom)
412行踪不明 行蹤不明 xíng zōng míngxing2 zong1 bu4 ming2whereabouts unknown (idiom)
413需要是发明之母 需要是發明之母 yào shì míng zhī xu1 yao4 shi4 fa1 ming2 zhi1 mu3Necessity is the mother of invention (European proverb).
414叙明 敘明 míngxu4 ming2detailed accounting
415蓄须明志 蓄鬚明志 míng zhìxu4 xu1 ming2 zhi4to grow a beard as a symbol of one's determination (as Mei Lanfang 梅兰芳 growing a beard and refusing to perform for the Japanese)
416宣誓供词证明 宣誓供詞證明 xuān shì gòng zhèng míngxuan1 shi4 gong4 ci2 zheng4 ming2affidavit; deposition (law)
417严明 嚴明 yán míngyan2 ming2to state clearly; strict and impartial; firm
418严明军纪 嚴明軍紀 yán míng jūn yan2 ming2 jun1 ji4to enforce and maintain strict military discipline (idiom)
419眼明手快 yǎn míng shǒu kuàiyan3 ming2 shou3 kuai4sharp-sighted and deft
420验明 驗明 yàn míngyan4 ming2to ascertain; to identify; to verify (sb's identity etc)
421验明正身 驗明正身 yàn míng zhèng shēnyan4 ming2 zheng4 shen1to identify; to verify sb's identity; identification
422阳光明媚 陽光明媚 yáng guāng míng mèiyang2 guang1 ming2 mei4the sun shines brightly (idiom)
423阳明 陽明 yáng míngYang2 ming2Yangming district of Mudanjiang city 牡丹江市 , Heilongjiang
424阳明区 陽明區 yáng míng Yang2 ming2 qu1Yangming district of Mudanjiang city 牡丹江市 , Heilongjiang
425阳明山 陽明山 yáng míng shānYang2 ming2 Shan1Mt Yangming in Hunan; Mt Yangming in north Taiwan, near Taibei
426姚明 yáo míngYao2 Ming2Yao Ming (1980-), retired Chinese basketball player, played for CBA Shanghai Sharks 1997-2002 and for NBA Houston Rockets 2002-2011
427一腔无明 一腔無明 qiāng míngyi1 qiang1 wu2 ming2to be overwhelmed with unspeakable grief (idiom)
428以死明志 míng zhìyi3 si3 ming2 zhi4to demonstrate one's sincerity by dying
429以资证明 以資證明 zhèng míngyi3 zi1 zheng4 ming2in support or witness hereof (idiom)
430英明果断 英明果斷 yīng míng guǒ duànying1 ming2 guo3 duan4wise and resolute
431英明远见 英明遠見 yīng míng yuǎn jiànying1 ming2 yuan3 jian4wisdom and foresight (idiom)
432幽明 yōu míngyou1 ming2the hidden and the visible; that which can be seen and that which cannot; darkness and light; night and day; wisdom and ignorance; evil and good; the living and the dead; men and ghosts
433有所发明 有所發明 yǒu suǒ míngyou3 suo3 fa1 ming2to have some inventions (idiom)
434喻世明言 shì míng yánYu4 shi4 Ming2 yan2another name for 古今小说
435圆明园 圓明園 yuán míng yuánYuan2 ming2 yuan2Yuanmingyuan, the Old Summer Palace, destroyed by the British and French army in 1860
436元末明初 yuán míng chūYuan2 mo4 Ming2 chu1late Yuan and early Ming; mid 14th century
437月明如昼 月明如晝 yuè míng zhòuyue4 ming2 ru2 zhou4The moon is shining as bright as day. (idiom)
438月明星朗 yuè míng xīng lǎngyue4 ming2 xing1 lang3The moon and stars shine brilliantly. (idiom)
439载明 載明 zǎi míngzai3 ming2to state explicitly in writing; to specify; to stipulate
440张华明 張華明 zhāng huá míngZhang1 Hua2 ming2Zhang Huaming (person name)
441彰明 zhāng míngzhang1 ming2to show clearly; to make public; obvious
442彰明较著 彰明較著 zhāng míng jiào zhùzhang1 ming2 jiao4 zhu4obvious; clear for all to see
443掌上明珠 zhǎng shàng míng zhūzhang3 shang4 ming2 zhu1lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom); fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
444招股说明书 招股說明書 zhāo shuō míng shūzhao1 gu3 shuo1 ming2 shu1prospectus
445照明弹 照明彈 zhào míng dànzhao4 ming2 dan4flare; star shell
446正大光明 zhèng guāng míngzheng4 da4 guang1 ming2just and honorable
447证明力 證明力 zhèng míng zheng4 ming2 li4probative value; strength of evidence in legal proof; relevance
448证明书 證明書 zhèng míng shūzheng4 ming2 shu1certificate
449证明完毕 證明完畢 zhèng míng wán zheng4 ming2 wan2 bi4QED; end of proof (math.)
450证明文件 證明文件 zhèng míng wén jiànzheng4 ming2 wen2 jian4identification document; documentary proof
451知人者智,自知者明 zhī rén zhě zhì , zhī zhě míngzhi1 ren2 zhe3 zhi4 , zi4 zhi1 zhe3 ming2those who understand others are clever, but those who know themselves are truly wise (idiom, from Laozi's 道德经
452纸船明烛 紙船明燭 zhǐ chuán míng zhúzhi3 chuan2 ming2 zhu2paper boats and candles (idiom)
453质明 質明 zhì míngzhi4 ming2at dawn
454至圣至明 至聖至明 zhì shèng zhì míngzhi4 sheng4 zhi4 ming2most sagacious and intelligent (idiom)
455祝允明 zhù yǔn míngZhu4 Yun3 ming2Zhu Yunming (1460-1526), Ming dynasty calligrapher
456自知之明 zhī zhī míngzi4 zhi1 zhi1 ming2knowing oneself (idiom); self-knowledge
457自作聪明 自作聰明 zuò cōng míngzi4 zuo4 cong1 ming2to think oneself clever (idiom)
458总会三明治 總會三明治 zǒng huì sān míng zhìzong3 hui4 san1 ming2 zhi4club sandwich
459嘴闭眼明 嘴閉眼明 zuǐ yǎn míngzui3 bi4 yan3 ming2to keep the mouth shut and the eyes open (idiom)
460左丘明 zuǒ qiū míngZuo3 Qiu1 ming2Zuo Qiuming or Zuoqiu Ming (556-451), famous blind historian from Lu 鲁国 to whom the history Zuo Zhuan 左传 is attributed

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