Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT

Auto complete input: off | on
Did you mean: meng, mang, mung, mig, mink, monk, mix, miss, minge, mong ?

100 results on this page.

English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
  *名* | 名* | *名
name / noun (part of speech) / place (e.g. among winners) / famous / classifier for people
  *明* | 明* | *明
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) / surname Ming / Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God
  *明* | 明* | *明
bright / opposite: dark / (of meaning) clear / to understand / next / public or open / wise / generic term for a sacrifice to the gods
  *铭* | 铭* | *铭
to engrave / inscribed motto
  *鸣* | 鸣* | *鸣
to cry (of birds, animals and insects) / to make a sound / to voice (one's gratitude, grievance etc)
  *命* | 命* | *命
life / fate / order or command / to assign a name, title etc
Journey to the West, Ming dynasty novel by Wu Cheng'en 吳承恩|吴承恩, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / also called Pilgrimage to the West or Monkey
old friend / sb who passed the county level imperial exam (in Ming dynasty)
the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties
Yongle Emperor, reign name of third Ming emperor Zhu Di 朱棣 (1360-1424), reigned 1403-1424, temple name 明成祖
Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus (1617), Ming dynasty vernacular novel, formerly notorious and banned for its sexual content
  *茗* | 茗* | *茗
Thea sinensis / young leaves of tea
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Zheng He (1371-1433), famous early Ming dynasty admiral and explorer
Zhengtong Emperor, reign name of sixth Ming Emperor Zhu Qizhen 朱祁鎮|朱祁镇 (1427-1464), reigned 1435-1449, temple name Yingzong 英宗
Nanyuan or "Southern Park", an imperial hunting domain during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, now the site of Nanhaizi Park in the south of Beijing
Yao Ming (1980-), retired Chinese basketball player, played for CBA Shanghai Sharks 1997-2002 and for NBA Houston Rockets 2002-2011
  *冥* | 冥* | *冥
old variant of
  *冥* | 冥* | *冥
dark / deep / stupid / the underworld
low-level officer of the army from the Ming to the mid Qing Dynasty
late Ming cultural renewal movement, led by Zhang Pu 張溥|张溥 and others
late Ming / first half of the 17th century
  *溟* | 溟* | *溟
to drizzle / sea
Qinqiang, an opera style popular in northwest China, possibly originating in Ming dynasty folk music / Shaanxi opera
Tianshun Emperor, reign name of eighth Ming Emperor 朱祁鎮|朱祁镇 (1427-1464), reigned 1457-1464, temple name Yingzong 英宗
Brocade Uniform Guard, imperial bodyguard and secret police force of the Ming emperors
Hualinbu, Ming dynasty theatrical troupe in Nanjing
reign name of Ming emperor (1573-1619)
Investiture of the Gods, major Ming dynasty vernacular novel of mythology and fantasy, very loosely based on King Wu of Zhou's 周武王 overthrow of the Shang, subsequent material for opera, film, TV series, computer games etc
Hongwu Emperor, also written Hung-wu Ti, reign name of first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋 (1328-1398), reigned 1386-1398, temple name 明太祖
Jingtai county in Baiyin 白銀|白银, Gansu / Jingtai Emperor, reign name of seventh Ming Emperor Zhu Qiyu 朱祁鈺|朱祁钰 (1428-1457), reigned 1449-1457, temple name 代宗
  *洺* | 洺* | *洺
name of a river
Shanhai Pass in Hebei, at the eastern terminus of the Ming dynasty Great Wall / Shanhaiguan district of Qinhuangdao city 秦皇島市|秦皇岛市, Hebei
Imperial scholar from the Ming Dynasty onwards
old-style money shop (a type of private bank that first appeared in the Ming dynasty, flourished in the Qing, and was phased out after 1949) / (in recent times) informal financial company, often operating at the edges of what is legal
Jianwen Emperor, reign name of second Ming Emperor Zhu Yunwen 朱允炆 (1377-1402), reigned 1398-1402
Pan Jinlian (name lit. Golden Lotus), heroine of Ming dynasty vernacular novel Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus 金瓶梅
Zhengde Emperor, reign name of eleventh Ming emperor Zhu Houzhao 朱厚照 (1491-1521), reigned 1505-1521, temple name 明武宗
Ming and Qing dynasty province directly administered by Beijing, including Beijing, Tianjin, most of Hebei and Henan and part of Shandong
Liu Bowen (1311-1375), general under the first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, with a reputation as a military genius / also called Liu Ji 劉基|刘基
  *酩* | 酩* | *酩
drunk / intoxicated
  *暝* | 暝* | *暝
Chongzhen, reign name of last Ming emperor (1628-1644)
Li Shizhen (1518-1593), Ming botanist and pharmacologist, author of Compendium of Medical Herbs 本草綱目|本草纲目
Wang Yangming (1472-1529), Ming dynasty Neo-Confucian philosopher, influential in the School of Mind 心學|心学
sliced bread (loanword from "toast") / government-appointed hereditary tribal headman in the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties
Zhang Yi (1608-1695), prolific author and poet spanning interregnum between Ming and Qing
Purple Mountain in suburbs of Nanjing, with Ming tombs and Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum
Zhu Di, personal name of third Ming Emperor Yongle 永樂|永乐
inspector-general of province in Ming and Qing times
Tang Xianzu (1550-1616), Ming poet and dramatist, author of The Peony Pavilion 牡丹亭
form of writing novels that comprise lots of poetry in the body of the text, popular in the Ming Dynasty
Hubei and Hunan provinces (a Ming dynasty province)
the local commander / provincial governor (in Qing and Ming times)
Green Standard Army, standing infantry during Qing dynasty, originally formed from Ming and other Chinese army units
Feng Menglong (1574-1646), late Ming dynasty novelist writing in colloquial (baihua), author of Stories Old and New 古今小說|古今小说
(Ming and Qing dynasties) daotai (title for an official responsible for supervising a circuit ), aka taotai and circuit intendant
late Ming and early Qing / around the middle of the 17th century
Shi Lang (1621-1696), Chinese admiral who served under the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Gu Yanwu (1613-1682), late Ming and early Qing Confucian philosopher, linguist and historian, played a founding role in phonology of early Chinese, author of Rizhilu or Record of daily study 日知錄|日知录
Yingzong, temple name of sixth and eighth Ming emperor Zhengtong 正統|正统
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
one of three Ming dynasty sequels to Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
Ming Pao newspaper (Hong Kong)
Li Zicheng (1605-1645), leader of peasant rebellion at the end of the Ming Dynasty
Xuande Emperor, reign name of fifth Ming emperor Zhu Zhanji 朱瞻基 (1398-1435), reigned 1426-1436, temple name 明宣宗
Vladivostok / Ming and Qing name for Vladivostok 符拉迪沃斯托克 and the province around it
official robe worn by ministers during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties
Xu Xiake (1587-1641), Ming dynasty travel writer and geographer, author of Xu Xiake's Travel Diaries 徐霞客遊記|徐霞客游记
Zhang Juzheng (1525-1582), Grand Secretary during the Ming dynasty, credited with bringing the dynasty to its apogee
Wei Zhongxian (1568-1627), infamous eunuch politician of late Ming
Xu Wei (1521-1593), Ming dynasty Chinese painter and author
Slapping the Table in Amazement (Part II), second of two books of vernacular stories by Ming dynasty novelist Ling Mengchu 凌濛初|凌蒙初
security measures (esp. border security) / official seal (esp. military seal during Qing and Ming times)
History of the Yuan Dynasty, twenty third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Song Lian 宋濂 in 1370 during the Ming Dynasty, 210 scrolls
Tang Bohu 唐伯虎 or Tang Yin (1470-1523), Ming painter and poet, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
Pei Ieoh Ming or I.M. Pei (1917-2019), Chinese-American architect
the triennial provincial imperial exam during the Ming and Qing
border region / regional general acting as governor (in Ming and Qing times)
Chuangwang or Roaming King, adopted name of late Ming peasant rebel leader Li Zicheng 李自成 (1605-1645)
Jiayuguan fort in the Gansu corridor / Ming dynasty military fort, the western end of the Great Wall
Liu Ji or Liu Bowen 劉伯溫|刘伯温 (1311-1375), general under the first Ming emperor Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, with a reputation as a military genius
Li Yu (1611-c. 1680), late Ming and early Qing writer and dramatist
Slapping the Table in Amazement (Part I), first of two books of vernacular stories by Ming dynasty novelist Ling Mengchu 凌濛初|凌蒙初
Song Lian (1310-1381), Ming dynasty writer, historian and politician
verse or song form from Yuan, Ming and Qing
Zhang Xianzhong (1606-1647), leader of a late-Ming peasant revolt
Zhu Yuanwen, personal name of second Ming Emperor Jianwen 建文
eight-part essay one had to master to pass the imperial exams in Ming and Qing dynasties
Yuan Hongdao (1568-1610), Ming dynasty poet and travel writer
  *蓂* | 蓂* | *蓂
lucky place
Wang 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
xiaolian, two examination subjects in Han, later a single subject in Ming and Qing / successful second degree candidate
the last of the three entry-level exams in the imperial examination system of Ming and Qing dynasties
Tang Emperor Xuanzong (685-762), also known as Emperor Ming of Tang 唐明皇, reign name of seventh Tang emperor 李隆基, reigned 712-756
prefectural exam, the 2nd of the three entry-level exams in the imperial examination system of Ming and Qing dynasties
Tang Bohu or Tang Yin 唐寅 (1470-1523), Ming painter and poet, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
Zhu Qizhen, personal name of sixth and eighth Ming emperor Zhengtong 正統|正统, afterwards Tianshun Emperor 天順|天顺 (1427-1464), reigned 1435-1449 and 1457-1464
reign name of second Ming emperor, reigned 1398-1402, deposed in 1402
Li Zhi (1527-1602), late Ming philosopher, historian and writer
  ** | * | *

Tip: The character dictionary has hand writing instructions for many Chinese characters, a brush icon is shown in front of the character when these instructions are available, try clicking it.
© 2021 MDBG Made in Holland
Automated or scripted access is prohibited
Privacy and cookies