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Offline DirtyKash

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Chinese names
« on: January 27, 2010, 11:21:46 PM »
Did you guys know that in China, the first name is last and the last name is first? So basically, Na Li is really Li Na.

How weird and confusing. I mean, what is up with that!?

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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2010, 07:09:44 AM »
Did you guys know that in China, the first name is last and the last name is first? So basically, Na Li is really Li Na.

How weird and confusing. I mean, what is up with that!?
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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2010, 05:33:52 PM »
Did you guys know that in China, the first name is last and the last name is first? So basically, Na Li is really Li Na.

How weird and confusing. I mean, what is up with that!?

What happens if they have two middle names?

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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2010, 11:44:57 PM »
Well then that'd just be very confusing.

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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2010, 10:29:04 PM »
I knew that. I think it has to do with bringing honor to the family before bringing honor to yourself.



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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2010, 08:29:52 AM »
That's why Yao Ming has "Yao" on the back of his jersey.
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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2010, 10:04:29 AM »
Isn't "Ming" his last name though?

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Re: Chinese names
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2010, 10:32:18 AM »
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