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秦 is a common character that can be the surname romanized as Qin or Chin in Chinese.
秦 is the same Qin as the Qin dynasty (221-207 BC). The Qin dynasty was establishment of the first emperor and unification of China (previously a multitude of kingdoms).
秦 is also a surname in Japanese, romanized as Yasushi.
欽 is one of a few Chinese characters that can be a surname romanized as Qin or Chin.
The actual meaning of this characters is: reverence; to respect; to admire; to venerate; by the emperor himself; imperial.
In Japanese, this can be the name Makoto.
Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your qin chin search...
If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese
|Simple Dictionary Definition|
| qín / qin2
ch`in / chin
sou / so そう
| surname Qin; Qin dynasty (221-207 BC) of the first emperor 秦始皇[Qin2 Shi3 huang2]; abbr. for 陝西|陕西[Shan3 xi1]
Qin (dynasty of China; 221-206 BCE); Ch'in; (surname) Yasushi; (surname) Minato; (surname) Hiroshi; (place-name, surname) Hada; (place-name, surname) Hata; (surname, given name) Chin; (surname) Sou; (surname) Jin; (surname) Shinno; (personal name) Shinji; (surname) Shin; (surname) Kana
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
More info / calligraphy:
Qin / Chin / Yasushi
| tán // qín / tan2 // qin2
t`an // ch`in / tan // chin
| deep; surname Tan; surname Qin
(personal name) Chin
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji(Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|秦||shin||qín / qin2 / qin||ch`in / chin|
|kin||qīn / qin1 / qin||ch`in / chin|
|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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