Re: Name barbarisms
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 16, 2001, 8:11|
Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...> writes:
> Well, here in Taiwan my own first name generally comes out as /e:dEn/ and my
> last name becomes /wO:k@/ with the /@/ very short and light -- almost like
> the "u" at the end of the Japanese "desu".
Well... My name was mandarinized (by Taiwanese) to han4li4ke4.
I chose another name then, translating by name. :-) Now, I don't
know how silly that sounds to Chinese, it sounds fine for me.