Name Element SHĒN 2

Type Element
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese)

Meaning & History

Chinese character meaning "extend, stretch, explain". It also refers to the ancient state of Shen, which existed during the Zhou dynasty in what is now Henan province.

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturessin(Korean)
Surname DescendantsShen(Chinese) Shin(Korean)
Same Spellingshén, shèn, shēn 1, shen
Entry added April 5, 2022