When the character 萱 is used in a name, it means lotus, love, affection. Its Chinese romanisation (pinyin) is xuān. Its Cantonese romanisation (jyutping) is hyun1. This character is popular in Mainland China, Taiwan and Malaysia and is unusual in Hong Kong.

Simplified Chinese

Cantonese Pinyin

hyun1

Chinese Pinyin

xuān

Mandarin Phonetic Symbols

ㄒㄩㄢ

Popularity (Boy)

Mainland China: ★☆☆☆☆
Hong Kong: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★☆☆☆☆
Malaysia: ★☆☆☆☆

Popularity (Girl)

Mainland China: ★★★☆☆
Hong Kong: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★★★★★
Malaysia: ★★★★★

Radical

Strokes

13

Five Elements

Wood

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