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明朝
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English DefinitionMing Dynasty (1368-1644)
See alsomíngzhāo tomorrow morning; the following morning
Simplified Script明朝
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinmíngcháo
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧㄥˊ ㄔㄠˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ming4ciu4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
míngbright; opposite: dark ; (of meaning) clear; to understand; next; public or open; wise; generic term for a sacrifice to the gods; Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); (Chinese surname); Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God
cháoimperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards; abbr. for 朝鲜 Korea

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Words With Same Head Word    
明年míngniánnext year
明天míngtiāntomorrow
明确míngquèclear-cut; definite; explicit; to clarify; to specify; to make definite
明显míngxiǎnclear; distinct; obvious
明亮míngliàngbright; shining; glittering; to become clear
Words With Same Tail Word    
王朝wángcháodynasty
韩朝háncháoNorth and South Korea; bilateral Korean relations
中朝zhōngcháoSino-Korean; China and North Korea
伪朝wěicháobogus dynasty; pretender
元朝yuáncháoYuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
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