名~ when added as a prefix to a kanji word adds the meaning “famous & great”. Check out the following examples:

名場面
めいばめん famous scene (in a movie). An example I can think of is this scene from the Titanic:

related words: 名シーン famous scene、名台詞(めいせりふ)famous lines (from a movie)

名店街
めいてんがい street of well-known stores. In America, I can think of New York’s Fifth Avenue. (http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&expIds=17259,17291,20782,22881,24472,25532,25907,26094,26512,26563,52718&sugexp=ldymls&tok=4k5k3HvtYTj5Iw5Sh7R3LA&xhr=t&q=new+york+fifth+avenue&cp=12&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&biw=1366&bih=583)

名物
めいぶつ famous/specialty product. Hokkaido’s 名物 is the seafood, particularly the crabs.

名人
めいじん master; expert. 名人 is also an extremely hard-won title for professional Go (囲碁 igo) players in Japan. Here are two pros competing for the 名人 title:


If you think of any more, please feel free to comment ^__^

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