Need help in converting Chinese name into Hakka Name

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slyio76
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Need help in converting Chinese name into Hakka Name

Post by slyio76 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:29 am

Hi,

I'm going to deliver a baby girl soon and have chosen a name for her. However, we do not know how to convert from Chinese name to Hakka name for her. Greatly appreciate if someone can help us. Thanks a lot in advance!

Chinese Name: 叶语馨 (yè yǔ xīn)
Hakka Name: Yap ? ?
slyio76
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Post by slyio76 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 1:45 pm

Hi,

Someone told me that the Hakka translation for my baby name is Yap Yu Hin.

Is this correct? Coz it sounds like Cantonese to me.
Please advise... Thanks in advance!
tfc.chin
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Post by tfc.chin » Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:38 am

slyio76 wrote:Hi,

Someone told me that the Hakka translation for my baby name is Yap Yu Hin.

Is this correct? Coz it sounds like Cantonese to me.
Please advise... Thanks in advance!


It's both

In Cantonese: Yip Yu Hing (in jyutping romanisation: Jip Jyu Hing)

In Hakka: Yap Ngi Hin (in jyutping romanisation: Jap Ngi Hin)

Regards,
Christian Xu
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Re: Need help in converting Chinese name into Hakka Name

Post by Christian Xu » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:20 pm

how about 徐金添 (Xu Jin Tian). Anyone know how to pronounce it in hakka? thx..
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