名 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

名 in English

míng

  • name
  • noun (part of speech)
  • place (e.g. among winners)
  • famous
  • classifier for people

HSK levels

Components

  • (xī): evening
  • (kǒu): mouth

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : dark; deep; stupid; the underworld;
  • : bright; opposite: dark 暗[an4]; (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[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God;
  • : dark;
  • : Chinese quince;
  • : name of a river;
  • : to drizzle; sea;
  • : space between the eyebrows and the eyelashes;
  • : to close (the eyes);
  • : Thea sinensis; young leaves of tea;
  • : lucky place;
  • : boring insect; snout moth's larva (Aphomia gullaris or Plodia interpuncuella or Heliothus armigera etc), major agricultural pest;
  • : place name;
  • : to engrave; inscribed motto;
  • : to cry (of birds, animals and insects);

Sentences examples with 名

  • 你的名字是什么?
    Nǐ de míngzì shì shénme?
  • 小姐,你叫什么名字?
    Xiǎojiě, nǐ jiào shénme míngzì?
  • 中国人的姓在名字的前面。
    Zhōngguó rén de xìng zài míngzì de qiánmiàn.
  • 我的名字叫李明。
    Wǒ de míngzì jiào lǐ míng.
  • 我们学校有一万名学生。
    Wǒmen xuéxiào yǒuyī wàn míng xuéshēng.

Words containing 名, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list