Re: OT: Why I'm not Trebor Gnuj
|From:||Viktor Orenji <vmed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 12, 2004, 21:34|
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 11:53:34 +0100, Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
>> > And I'm not even Trebor Nguj because Nguj is about as ugly as Gnuj.
>> (One might
>> > reason that since <ng> is a digraph the form should be <Nguj>.)
>>Well, [Nuj] is also good.
>I think the ugliness factor has to do with what initial
>letter sequences or sounds are frequent or admissible in
>ones L1. Initial [N] is of course a no-go in European
>languages, but acquaintance with Tibetan has innured me
>to it -- not least the fact that my Dharma name is Ngawang.
I think Nguy would be cool, reminiscent of the ubiquitous Nguyen...