( míng )

The English meaning of ( míng ) is:

1 bright2 opposite: dark (àn)3 (of meaning) clear4 to understand5 next6 public or open7 wise8 generic term for a sacrifice to the gods9 Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)10 surname Ming11 Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, (yán ) descended from Shennong | (shén nóng) Farmer God