Name Element MÉI

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

Meaning & History

Chinese character meaning "plum, apricot" (referring to the tree known as the Chinese plum, species Prunus mume).

Related Items

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: mai (Vietnamese)
OTHER READINGS: ume (Japanese)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Mei (Chinese), Ume (Japanese), Mai (Vietnamese)
SAME SPELLING: měi
Entry updated May 31, 2018