What is Ming?

  • (noun): The imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644.
    Synonyms: Ming dynasty


Ming (明) is a common personal name among Chinese people, Vietnamese people, and Korean people. In pinyin, it is written Míng, in romanized Vietnamese, it is written as Minh, and in Korean it is pronounced Myeong. Directly translated as "enlightenment", the Chinese character is a conjunction of the words sun (日) and moon (月), representing light, and therefore enlightenment. Ming may also refer to:

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Ming - Other Uses
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Hong Chengchou - Military Career - Service To Qing
... His real role in the military was to ship supplies, nonetheless he suppressed many Ming officials and members of the Southern Ming imperial family ... Hong was several times accused of having secret relations with the Ming ... in Yunnan to capture Yongli Emperor from Southern Ming Dynasty who had fled to Burma ...
Su Zhi-Ming
... Su Zhi-Ming is the Roman Catholic bishop of the diocese of Baoding, China ... Zhi-Ming was imprisoned in 1997, and as of 2004 his whereabouts were unknown ...
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Big Kids - Plot
... 'big kids' moments are caused by any word with 'Ming' in it (such as swimMING) - as the name of the hypnotist causing the problems was "Ming." Eventually they find Mr ... Ming who breaks the spell and restores them to normal as well as add a little bit of inner child inside them ...