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OT naming customs

From:Dan Jones <dan@...>
Date:Sunday, December 16, 2001, 23:05
J Y S Czhang escreva:
> > Are you keeping up the tradition of naming each generation using the > >appropriate syllable in the family poem? > > > > My father and my Mum's father amazingly had some unity over this point >(cuz otherwise they practically rather had not even looked at each other, >much less speak to one another). > My father allowed Gung-Gung to check and go over the Zhang/Chang scrolls >and come up with all the Chinese names for me and my siblings based on the >ancient family poem (me: _Yu-Sam_; my younger brother: _Yu-Sum_; my lil >sister: _Yu-Sing_)
What's the "family poem?" It sounds interesting. Also, what's the story behind people's names on the list? Are you named after family members, or otherwise?? Dan ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ semo la flamma, semo la casea semo la tuta, semo la cambea We are the spark, we are the flame We are the people, we are the change


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