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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. **Tai2 Jia1-Zhu3


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