思 (pronounced ‘see’) is composed of two parts: 田 and 心
田 is a pictogram and it means an agricultural field.
心 is a pictogram as well. It means heart.
Putting both together means putting your heart on
your field. The character 思 means to analyze and to think
明 (pronounced ‘ming’) is composed of two parts: 日 and 月
日 is the sun 月 is the moon
When you place the largest light sources together,
it’s bright, so 明 means bright and clear.
It also means to understand.
Chinese names are poetic by nature, and its meaning
can best be appreciated poetically.
思明, See-ming, can best be translated as
to think clearly, have bright thoughts, to think and be understood.
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