Chinese Character: 明 míng Bright

[Radical: 日 rì Sun (#72)]  [Component: 月 yuè Moon (#74)]



míng / 明 / bright, to understand, next, public or open, wise, Ming Dynasty


→ Kangxi Radicals Explained (part 2)


晶明 / jīng míng / bright, shiny
光明 / guāngmíng / illumination, radiance, openhearted
明亮 / míngliàng / brightness
/ míngyuè / bright moon
/ míngxīng / star, celebrity
/ mínghuǒ / flame, open fire
明 / tiānmíng / dawn


/ míngtiān / tomorrow
/ míngrì / tomorrow
[兒] / míngr / tomorrow, some day
day passes, night passes… next day
明年 / míngnián / next year
days pass, months pass… next year


明明 / míngmíng / plainly
不明 / bùmíng / not clear
说明 [說] / shuōmíng / to explain, to show, directions, caption
/ míngyán / to say clearly, to pronounce
/ míngbai / obvious, to understand
/ míngliǎo / to understand clearly, to be clear about
明 / gāomíng / brilliant, tall and bright
明 [開明] / kāimíng / open-minded, enlightened
明 / wénmíng / civilization
/ míng wén / to state in writing


明朝 / Míng cháo / Ming Dynasty
明 / Běnjiémíng / Benjamin


[清] /  qīngfēng míngyuè / Cool breeze and bright moon (idiom)


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