Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect name

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khehkeong
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Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect name

Postby khehkeong » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:04 am

Hi. Would like to get a translation of the Hokkien Dialect name for my son.
Can someone help me?
Thanks a lot!

His name is: 李禹进

niuc
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Re: Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect n

Postby niuc » Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:29 am

Hi Khehkeong

李 = Lí -> Li / Lee , etc
禹 = Ú -> U / Wu / Woo , etc
进 = Cìn/Tsìn -> Cin / Chin / Zyn / Zin / Tsin / Cyn / Tsyn , etc.

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Re: Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect n

Postby khehkeong » Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:12 pm

Thanks for helping.

李禹进 = Li3 Yu3 Jin4 (pin yi for chinese name)

The second name Yu3 禹 is it translate to Ú -> U / Wu / Woo?

niuc
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Re: Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect n

Postby niuc » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:35 pm

禹 is pronounced as "ú" in Hokkien, but this can be romanized as U / Wu / Woo etc.

ssuhan
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Re: Need help to translate Chinese name to Hokkien Dialect n

Postby ssuhan » Fri May 04, 2012 1:19 pm

Hi,

I just had a baby boy and would need your help to translate from chinese to hokkien name. We are still deciding on 1 of these 2 names.
许哲豪
许展维


thanks for your help in advance.

cheers
ssuhan


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