Name Element CHÉN (3)

TYPE: Element
USAGE: Chinese
OTHER SCRIPTS: (Chinese), (Traditional Chinese)

Meaning & History

Chinese character meaning "exhibit, display, old, ancient". It also refers to the ancient state of Chen, which existed from the 11th to 5th centuries BC in what is now Henan province.

Related Items

SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Chen (Chinese), Chan (Chinese (Cantonese)), Tan (Taiwanese), Trần, Tran (Vietnamese)
SAME SPELLING: chén (1), chén (2)
Entry added March 14, 2016