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Re: Name mangling (Was: Re: First Sound Recording of Asha'ille!)

From:Sanghyeon Seo <sanxiyn@...>
Date:Thursday, March 10, 2005, 9:19
On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 09:49:41 -0800, H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...> wrote:
> FYI, Chinese family names are monosyllabic. Without exception.
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 09:20:32 +0100, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
> Um, that doesn't jibe with what I've read -- which indicates that > while two-syllable family names (such as Ouyang or Sima) are rare, > they're not nonexistent.
Don't forget Zhuge Liang, the Battle of Red Cliff! His name is written 諸葛 亮, and he had a rare two-character family name. If you don't know what I am talking about, read "Romance of the Three Kingdoms". Seo Sanghyeon