NCNHNL is a name lexicon database and search engine combining various historical and contemporary sources documenting non-Han names in China's Northeast. Click here to know more about our project and database.
Click here for basic information about searching this database and the meaning of special symbols and phrases.
Click here for abbreviations, a bibliography of all primary sources and secondary references in alphabetical order.
The data is primarily available in traditional Chinese and will be fully available in Chinese-English bilingual format at a later stage.
The default collation for the search box is case insensitive.
To input special graphemes (Möllendorff-Norman system), you may copy and paste the following: ž, ū, š.
To input Hanyu Pinyin, please add a space between each character, such as "mu ke deng e".
Please reset before a new search, if you do not wish to apply the same shortlisted filter.
Results will appear in the order of data input.
You can sort out all the names with the filters without any input in the search box.