To translate your name into Chinese, either use the meaning of your name and find the Chinese translation, or start with the pronunciation of your name and choose Mandarin syllables that sound similar. If you already know the meaning of your name, a translation website can be used for the first appr
Some popular Chinese translation agencies in North America include ALTA Language Services, Abacus Chinese Translation Services and Orange Translations. These agencies have offices in the United States but can send and receive work remotely, regardless of the customer's location in the world.
Several websites offer word-for-word translation from English to Mandarin Chinese, including Google Translate, MDBG.net and FreeTranslation.com. Paper dictionaries are another good resource and are available in bricks-and-mortar bookstores and online at Amazon.com.
The Chart of Common Characters of Modern Chinese contains 3,500 characters, as of 2015. However, the Dictionary of Chinese Variant Form contains definitions for over 100,000 Chinese characters.
Chinese names comprise a given name and a family name. Some common given names include Jing, Chen, Dong, Xue, Zhong, Yi, Li, Xin, Jian, Shou and Fu. The most common family names are Li, Wang and Zhang, followed by Liu, Chen, Yang, Zhao, Huang, Zhou, Wu, Xu, Sun, Hu, Zhu, Gao, Lin, He, Guo and Ma.
Some Chinese words are "shi," "bu shi," "xie xie," "bu yong xie" and "qing." Other Chinese words are "zai jian, "fa yuv," "wov," "wov men" and "niv."
The Chinese New Year begins at the end of the last month of the Chinese calendar, a date that varies every year according to the lunar calendar. The date is typically between mid-January and mid-February on the Gregorian calendar.
Resources that translate Western names into Chinese include TattooTranslate.com, Chinese-Tools.com/Names, ChineseTools.eu and MandarinTools.com/ChineseName. All four sites allow users to search their name and return a Chinese version.
The Chinese elements are earth, fire, metal, water and wood. According to Chinese philosophy, the 12 astrology signs pass through the elements, with the resulting interactions used to explain a variety of phenomena in astrology, medicine and other fields.
To translate a Web page into a different language, go to Translate.Google.com, and enter the address of the page you need to translate. Alternatively, add a translator add-on to your browser to translate online content at the click of a button.