míng

  1. míng adjective bright; luminous; brilliant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '明'; Guoyu '明' a 1; Kroll 2015 '明' 1, p. 309; Unihan '明'; XHZD '明' 1, p. 509)
  2. míng proper noun Ming
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Name 名字
    Notes: (Guoyu '明' n 5)
  3. míng proper noun Ming Dynasty
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: 1368-1644 (Giles 1892, p. 1364; Guoyu '明' n 4; Wikipedia '明朝'; XHZD '明' 8, pp. 509-510)
  4. míng adjective obvious; explicit; clear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense that an explanation is clear. Synonymous with 明白 or 清楚 (CC-CEDICT '明'; Guoyu '明' a 2; Kroll 2015 '明' 2, p. 309; Unihan '明'; XHZD '明' 2, p. 509)
  5. míng adjective intelligent; clever; perceptive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 明慧,聪明 (Guoyu '明' a 3; Kroll 2015 '明' 3a, pp. 309-310; XHZD '明' 5, pp. 509-510)
  6. míng verb to illuminate; to shine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 照亮 (Guoyu '明' v 4)
  7. míng adjective consecrated
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '明' 5, pp. 309-310)
  8. míng verb to understand; to comprehend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 懂得 or 了解 (Kroll 2015 '明' 3, pp. 309-310)
  9. míng verb to explain; to clarify
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 阐明 or 表明 (Guoyu '明' v 3; Kroll 2015 '明' 2a, p. 309)
  10. míng proper noun Souther Ming; Later Ming
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: Several minor states led by the remnants of the Ming dynasty in southern China following the fall of the Ming Dynasty in Bejing in 1644 (Wikipedia '南明')
  11. míng noun the world; the human world; the world of the living
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 人世 or 阳世, in contrast to realms of the dark (Kroll 2015 '明' 1a, p. 309)
  12. míng noun eyesight; vision
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 视力 (Guoyu '明' n 1; XHZD '明' 4, p. 509)
  13. míng noun a god; a spirit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 神 or 神灵 (Guoyu '明' n 3; XHZD '明' 6, pp. 509-510)
  14. míng noun fame; renown
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 声名 or 名誉
  15. míng adjective open; public
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 公开 (Guoyu '明' a 4; XHZD '明' 3, p. 509)
  16. míng adjective clear
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Optics
  17. míng verb to become proficient
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 使通晓 (Guoyu '明' v 2)
  18. míng verb to be proficient
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 通晓 (Guoyu '明' v 1)
  19. míng adjective virtuous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 才德高显的 (Guoyu '明' a 5)
  20. míng adjective open and honest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 磊落 (Guoyu '明' a 6)
  21. míng adjective clean; neat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 干净 (Guoyu '明' a 7)
  22. míng adjective remarkable; outstanding; notable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 显著 (Guoyu '明' a 8)
  23. míng adjective next; afterwards
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 明天 tomorrow (CC-CEDICT '明'; Guoyu '明' a 9; Kroll 2015 '明' 4, pp. 309-310; XHZD '明' 7, pp. 509-510)
  24. míng noun positive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 阳 (Guoyu '明' n 2)

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