Chinese Symbols For Names

Wiki info

Chinese characters are used rebus-like and exclusively for their phonetic value when transcribing words of foreign origin, such as ancient Buddhist terms or modern foreign names. For example, the word for the country "Romania" is 罗马尼亚 (Luó Mǎ Ní Yà), in which the Chinese characters are only used for their sounds and do not provide any meaning. This usage is similar to that of the Japanese Katakana, although the Katakanas use a special set of simplified forms of Chinese characters, in order to advertize their value as purely phonetic symbols. The same rebus principle for names in particular has also been used in Egyptian hieroglyphs and Maya hieroglyphs. In the Chinese usage, in a few instances, the characters used for pronunciation might be carefully chosen in order to connote a specific meaning, as regularly happens for brand names: Coca-Cola is translated phonetically as 可口可乐 (Kĕkǒu Kělè), but the characters were carefully selected so as to have the additional meaning of "Delicious and Enjoyable".

A-Z Keywords

We have many A-Z keywords for this term. We offer them for FREE unlike many other keyword services, however we do require that you are a registered member to view them all so that the costs will remain lower for Us.

Keyword Suggestions

  • chinese new year 2020
  • chinese solitaire
  • chinese visa application service center
  • chinesen witze
  • chinese new year 2019
  • chinese crested
  • chinese love phrases
  • chinese

Linked Keywords

These are the linked keywords we found.

These are some of the images that we found within the public domain for your "Chinese" keyword.

✾ Letter V Logo In 3d ✾ ✾ Cardboard Box With Tape Texture ✾