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Vietnamese Name in Chinese Characters

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vinhlong

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I was wondering if anyone could help me translate the following vietnamese name "Bao Uyen" into Chinese. :help

I actually have little idea of the meaning. I think it was supposed to mean something like "preserve wisdom" But I can't find any character combination that matches this meaning.

Thanks in advance.

Vinh Long

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nnt

In the previous transcription Bảo Uyên: 保淵, bảo 保 means to protect, to preserve, as in bảo vệ 保衛 bao3 wei4 (simplified 卫 ) , and uyên 淵 yuan1 (simplified 渊) means deep pool (noun) or deep, profound (adjective) as in uyên thâm 淵(渊)深 yuan1 shen1.

There is another possibility for bảo, if you are not sure of the actual meaning is "to preserve". It's bảo 寶 bao3 (precious, treasure) as in bảo bối 寶貝 (宝贝) bao3 bei4 (Sure you know "Shanghai baby"! :wink: ).

Both transcriptions are possible.

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vinhlong

Thank you very much for your quick reply NNT! You really helped me out here! :clap

I didn't make the connection between "deep" and "wisdom". :wall

Thanks again!

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russianborn2906

Anyone would help me to translate this name into chinese :

Nguyen Lie^n Hu)o)ng

And I'm so sorry I don't have Vkey

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HashiriKata

Nguyen Lien Huong =

阮莲香 (Ruǎn Liánxiāng)

"Lian xiang" means "Lotus Fragrance", and that is my best guess for "Lien Huong", but I could be wrong unless you tell me what "Lien Huong" is intended to mean in Vietnamese.

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russianborn2906

@HashiriKata:

You are spot on! Lien Huong means Lotus Fragrance in Vietnamese.

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HashiriKata

Bad news: there's no character for Bửu ! 8)

Good news: Bửu is often a variant reading of Bảo. Although there are many characters with this reading, but for a name it tends to be this 寶(= 宝) (See also post #3 above).

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angelangie

hi can someone help me to translate the below three names?

1. son thi bich tuyen

2. son thi nigoc bich

3. lieu thi xem

sorry i dont have viet keys and i needed this names desperately for some registration....:help

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atitarev

After a search you could find a match for Vietnamese characters, so is it correct?

"son thi bich tuyen" = "sôn thị bích tuyên"

"son thi nigoc bich" ="sôn thị ngọc bích"

"lieu thi xem" = "liêu thị xem"

It may be easier to find using proper Vietnamese letters.

Wrong marks may mean different words, please check.

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pkjaismb

can anyone help me translate nguyen bao phi into chinese characters ??? thanks!

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duncan410y

Could someone please help me to translate this name "Van Anh Le" to Chinese?

Thanks

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trien27
nguyen bao phi

Nguyen = in Chinese

Bao =or

Phi = or

*Depending on the accent on the vowel of names, it might be one or another. Vietnamese used to be written in Chinese before they used Chu Nom & Chu Nho which are now almost obsolete. They now use Quoc Ngu, introduced and somewhat influenced by the French language.

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trien27
Van Anh Le

Van = more than anything else, but it might also be

Anh = 英, 櫻, or 安(?)

Le =, or

*Depending on the accent on the vowel of names, it might be one or another. Vietnamese used to be written in Chinese before they used Chu Nom & Chu Nho which are now almost obsolete. They now use Quoc Ngu, introduced and somewhat influenced by the French language.

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yingfa0916

Hello,

I am trying to find out what my boyfriend's name is in chinese characters. His first name is cantonese but his middle and last name are Vietnamese.

the Vietnamese part of his name is Dinh Mach

Can someone please give me the meaning and chinese characters for Dinh Mach? Thank you very much!

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trien27
I am trying to find out what my boyfriend's name is in chinese characters. His first name is cantonese but his middle and last name are Vietnamese.

the Vietnamese part of his name is Dinh Mach

Can someone please give me the meaning and chinese characters for Dinh Mach? Thank you very much!

"Đinh", with a dash on the D = in Chinese. It is the fourth Heavenly stem.*

"Mach" = -ch suffix doesn't really exist in Vietnamese, are you sure?

*Source: "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_Chinese_surnames"]

mạch exists. See mạch in Wiktionary. It means "pulse".

Check here: http://vi.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=%C4%90%E1%BA%B7c+bi%E1%BB%87t%3AT%C3%ACm+ki%E1%BA%BFm&redirs=0&search=m%E1%BA%A1ch&fulltext=Search&ns0=1

As can be seen, it's not just "pulse" but also other characters.

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atitarev
"Mach" = -ch suffix doesn't really exist in Vietnamese, are you sure?

mạch exists. See mạch in Wiktionary. It means "pulse". ch is like English ch but final -ch is pronounced as a clipped -k.

The full spelling must be Đinh Mạch. Sounds similar to Đan Mạch - Denmark in Vietnamese. :)

These Chinese characters can be pronounced 貉, 麥, 覓 as mạch

In the list of Chinese surnames it's under 麥.

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fyl4vs13

I could anyone please help me translate my name in to chinese? It would be nice to know how to write the character too.

The name is : Tra^`n Ngo.c Thao? Nhie^n

Tran Ngoc Thao Nhien

I think this is the meaning:

Ngoc= precious, jade, priceless, incomparable

Thao= respectful, honoring, herb/plant, medicine

Nhien= nature (thien nhien), natural (tu nhien), innocent (hon nhien)

Thanks

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trien27
Tran Ngoc Thao Nhien

Tran = 陳 = "old"

Ngoc = 玉 = jade; gem

Thao = 草 = In Chinese, this doesn't have the meanings of "honor/respect" but only "grass/herbs".

Nhien = 然 = "nature"; "natural"

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