5" X 8"
by Federal Publications
|Chinese Personal Names (Book)
- The Art
of Creating Them
Ning Yegao & Ning Yun
The Chinese attach great importance
to their names and the ways they address one another.
Their personal names are often influenced by politics,
religion, nationality, culture, social status and special
interests. Personal names are symbols of the individuals
and their links to life and fate. For these reasons,
there are more styles of personal names in China than
anywhere else in the world.
Now you can understand the
requirements that the Chinese take into consideration
when naming themselves, their children, and even dead
relatives. Discover the taboos and rules regarding
auspicious names and learn about famous names in Chinese
history. This book brims with anecdotes, examples and
advice and includes two appendices of family names
Good new reference on Chinese
"Mingzi", personal names or given names.
Includes the requirements the Chinese take into
consideration is choosing names, rules and taboos, famous
names, and much more. Recommended for teachers picking
names for their students, parents seeking auspicious
names, or even in choosing a name for yourself in
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