Meaning of 名

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Pinyin: míng
English Definition: name; noun (part of speech); place (e.g. among winners); famous; classifier for people
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: A name called out to hail someone at night
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] evening, night, dusk; slanted
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
名字 [ míng zi ]: name (of a person or thing); Classifiers:
有名 [ yǒu míng ]: famous; well-known
著名 [ zhù míng ]: famous; noted; well-known; celebrated
报名 [ bào míng ]: to sign up; to enter one's name; to apply; to register; to enroll; to enlist
名牌 [ míng pái ]: famous brand; nameplate; name tag
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