míng
char. bright; light; tomorrow or next year; sight; sharp-eyed; explicit; to understand; to expound
Other meanings
[míng]   adj./adv. clear, distinct; evidently, apparently
[míng]   n. Ming (dynasty)
    sun
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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míng nián
n. next year
míng liàng
adj. bright
guāng míng
adj./n. bright, promising; light, brightness
bù míng
adj./v. not clear, unknown, fail to understand
míng rì
n. tomorrow
míng zhī
v. be fully aware of, know perfectly well
tiān míng
n./v. dawn; daybreak
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tā zì yòu shī míng
phr. He lost his sight since childhood.
míng zhēng àn dòu
idiom. to fight with both open and secret means, to have both open strife and veiled struggle
yǎn míng shǒu kuài
idiom. sharp-eyed and quick-moving
shēn míng dà yì
idiom. to understand the principles of right and wrong
kāi zōng míng yì
idiom. to make clear the purpose and main theme from the very beginning, to state the purpose from the very beginning