Posted by Benson Kwong on November 27, 2000 at 15:57:24:
In Reply to: The Lim Surname posted by Philip Lim on November 24, 2000 at 11:20:16:
Lim is most likely "Lin" as pronounced in Hokkian. It means "forest." It is pronounced "Lum" in Cantonese. For a view of the character "Lin," try www.chineseroots.com.
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