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The Name Chien in Chinese / Japanese...

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Zheng

Surname
China zhèng
Japan tei
Zheng Vertical Wall Scroll

鄭 is the most common character that romanizes as Zheng, a surname in China.

This can also refer to the state of Zheng during the Warring States period of China.

In Korea, this can be the original way to write the surname Jeong in the old days (now it's 정 in modern Korea). Can also romanize from Korean as Chung or Jung.

This can romanize as the following names/surnames in Japanese: Tei; Ti; Te; Tsun; Dziyon; Chiyon; Chon; Chou; Chun; Chuu; Chien; Zen; Jiyon; Jon; Jou; Jun.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


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Mandarin gān // qián / gan1 // qian2
Taiwan kan // ch`ien / kan // chien
Japanese ken / けん
Chinese dry; clean; in vain; dried food; foster; adoptive; to ignore; surname Gan; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing heaven; male principle; ☰; ancient Chinese compass point: 315° (northwest); surname Qian
Japanese qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest); (surname) Nukui; (male given name) Tsutomu; (personal name) Takeshi; (given name) Susumu; (surname, given name) Ken; (surname, given name) Kan; (surname) Kawaki; (surname) Kawai; (surname) Inute; (surname, female given name) Inui
Dry, dried up, clean; heaven, male, masculine, enduring, continual. Translit. gan and h.


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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese see 鞦韆|秋千[qiu1 qian1]

前衛


前卫

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Mandarin qián wèi / qian2 wei4
Taiwan ch`ien wei / chien wei
Japanese zenei / zene / ぜんえい
Chinese advanced guard; vanguard; avant-garde; forward (soccer position)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) advance guard; vanguard; (2) avant-garde (e.g. music); (surname) Maee

抱歉

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Mandarin bào qiàn / bao4 qian4
Taiwan pao ch`ien / pao chien
Zheng Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to be sorry; to feel apologetic; sorry!

謙恭


谦恭

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Mandarin qiān gōng / qian1 gong1
Taiwan ch`ien kung / chien kung
Chinese polite and modest

謙虛


谦虚

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Mandarin qiān xū / qian1 xu1
Taiwan ch`ien hsü / chien hsü
Chinese modest; self-effacing; to make modest remarks

謙遜


谦逊

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Mandarin qiān xùn / qian1 xun4
Taiwan ch`ien hsün / chien hsün
Japanese kenson / けんそん
Chinese humble; modest; unpretentious; modesty
Japanese (adj-na,n,adj-no,vs) humble; humility; modesty; being humble

千里眼

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Mandarin qiān lǐ yǎn / qian1 li3 yan3
Taiwan ch`ien li yen / chien li yen
Japanese senrigan / せんりがん
Zheng Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese clairvoyance
Japanese clairvoyance
clairvoyance

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Mandarin xián // qián / xian2 // qian2
Taiwan hsien // ch`ien / hsien // chien
Chinese a kind of vegetable; a variety of grass; nettle


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Mandarin gān // qián / gan1 // qian2
Taiwan kan // ch`ien / kan // chien
Chinese old variant of 乾|干[gan1]; old variant of 乾[qian2]
Japanese See:


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Mandarin gān // qián / gan1 // qian2
Taiwan kan // ch`ien / kan // chien
Chinese variant of 乾|干[gan1]; variant of 乾[qian2]
Japanese See:

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese sen / せん
Chinese thousand (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
Japanese (numeric) 1,000; thousand; (given name) Sen; (given name) Shigeru


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Mandarin qiàn / qian4
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese (old) like; as

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Mandarin qiàn / qian4
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese sen / せん
Chinese pretty; winsome; to ask for sb's help; son-in-law (old)
Japanese (adjective) (archaism) good-looking; attractive

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Mandarin qiàn / qian4
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese servant


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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese sen
Chinese all
all

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Mandarin qiān kè / qian1 ke4
Taiwan ch`ien k`o / chien ko
Chinese kilogram (old); single-character equivalent of 千克[qian1 ke4]

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Mandarin qián / qian2
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese mae / まえ    zen / ぜん
Chinese front; forward; ahead; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 前293年); former; formerly
Japanese (n-adv,n-t,suf) (1) (See 前・ぜん・3) ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour); (2) in front (of); before (e.g. the house); (3) head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part; (4) in the presence of; (5) (See 人前・にんまえ) helping; portion; (6) privates; private parts; (prefix noun) (1) the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former; (2) (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern"); (adj-no,n) (3) (See 前・まえ・1) before; earlier; (personal name) Misaki; (surname) Maehama; (surname) Maezaki; (surname) Maesaki; (surname) Mae; (surname) Zen; (surname) Sen; (surname) Susume; (surname) Susumu; (surname, given name) Saki
pūrva. Before; former, previous; in front.

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese chi / ち    sen / せん
Zheng Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese thousand
Japanese (numeric) 1,000; thousand; (female given name) Yuki; (surname) Chiyon; (surname) Chitabi; (surname) Chi; (surname) Senno; (personal name) Senji; (surname) Senzaki; (surname, female given name) Sen; (surname) U
sahasra. A thousand.

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Mandarin qiàn / qian4
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese pouch; hold; content

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Mandarin sú // qiān / su2 // qian1
Taiwan su // ch`ien / su // chien
Chinese old variant of 俗[su2]; a field of three li; old variant of 阡[qian1]


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Mandarin qiàn / qian4
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese sen
Chinese moat around a city
a moat [around a castle]

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Mandarin qián / qian2
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese planet Venus in the morning

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese name of a mountain

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Mandarin qián / qian2
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese character used in place names

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Mandarin qiàn // kǎn / qian4 // kan3
Taiwan ch`ien // k`an / chien // kan
Chinese to inlay; to embed; see 赤嵌樓|赤嵌楼[Chi4 kan3 lou2]

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese flat; level

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese fault; transgression

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Mandarin qiè // qiàn / qie4 // qian4
Taiwan ch`ieh // ch`ien / chieh // chien
Chinese contented; dissatisfied


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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Japanese ken
Chinese stingy
matsara; lobha; grudging, sparing, stingy, avaricious; stinginess, parsimony

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Zheng
teizhèng / zheng4 / zhengcheng
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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