Re: CHAT: Zhongwen (Chinese) Question
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 8, 2002, 16:21|
On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 09:43:02AM -0600, Tony Hogard wrote:
> Ms. Yeoh mentions in an interview on the DVD release that the
> Mandarin dialogue was difficult for her. She's Malaysian, if I
> remember aright.
One should keep in mind that Malaysia is multicultural. She is undoubtedly
ethnic Chinese, judging from her name alone. (There is no way "Yeoh" could
be anything else, as far as Malaysian ethnic groups are concerned. And
"Yeoh" *is* quite typical of the way Chinese names are transliterated in
Roasting my brains over a slow fire. Please do not interrupt this process.