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Mandarin Buff

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Post by Mandarin Buff » Tue Jun 05, 2001 8:05 am

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Kobo-Daishi

Cantonese page

Post by Kobo-Daishi » Wed Jun 06, 2001 2:33 am

Dear Arthur,
In the Cantonese Conversation I web-page you have the character 性 for name instead of 姓.
The character for ‘surname’, 姓 sing3 is 姓 with the girl radical not 性 sing3 with the heart radical. They are both pronounced sing3, but, 性 sing3 means ‘temper ; sex'.
Kobo-Daishi, PLLA.
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