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Chinese Indonesian surname, looking for correct chinese character


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Posted by Mr. Ko (84.161.161.161) on May 18, 2010 at 09:59:17:

Hi!

I'm looking for the correct chinese characters for my name. My father was chinese-indonesian and emigrated to the netherlands and germany after the war.

His surname was Kusuma (probably indonesian) while his chinese name was Ko Oen Bie. Unfortunately, I don't know the original chinese characters for his name, nor do I have any idea which kind of romanization was used for the name...it's almost certainly not Pinyin or the older Wade-giles, most likely some sort of southern dialect...maybe min-nan or something but I don't really know.

I'd be really happy if anyone could help me identify the corresponding chinese characters, atleast for the surname. For reference I'll add some more names all using the same weird romanization:

Father: Ko Oen Bie
Elder Brother: Ko Tien Liong
Me: Ko Tien Liang

Thanks in Advance!

Mr. Ko




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