Memory Phrase (Mnemonic) for 名



reputation, (good) name, famous




Evening (When the moon is not yet fully there, it is only evening.) and mouth


In the evening they talk about people's reputation.


evening(This radical is similar to moon: , but at the evening the moon is not complete and thus only one inner line.)
mouth, opening(This is a small square. If it is bigger: , it is an enclosure.)


著名 zhù míng famous; noted; well-known; celebrated
金榜题名 jīn bǎng tí míng to win top marks in the imperial examinations
鼎鼎大名 dǐng dǐng dà míng famous; celebrated
驰名 chí míng famous
玫瑰不管叫啥名 méi guī bù guǎn jiào shá míng A rose by any other name (would smell as sweet)
玫瑰不管叫啥名,闻起来总是香的 méi guī bù guǎn jiào shá míng , wén qǐ lai zǒng shì xiāng de A rose by any other name would smell as sweet
名誉 míng yù fame; reputation; honor; honorary; emeritus (of retired professor)
名牌 míng pái famous brand
莫名其妙 mò míng qí miào unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable; unable to make head or tail of it; boring (e.g. movie)
命名 mìng míng to give a name to; to dub; to christen; to designate; named after; naming
名词 míng cí noun

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