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Re: What is the meaning of the name Sy, or sai, etc..


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Posted by Sai Lee on July 23, 2002 at 11:56:24:

In Reply to: What is the meaning of the name Sy, or sai, etc.. posted by Freddie on July 19, 2002 at 09:07:11:

For twins, the younger twin is called Sai (literally meaning: small) while the elder twin is called Dai (literally: large).
However these are not our official names used on birth certificates etc and instead are used like nicknames and so pronounced slightly differently (my cousins, also twins are also called Dai and Sai). I've used Sai rather than my official given names all my life as has my twin brother Dai.
Can't help with the other request, my Chinese/Cantonese is a little rusty.
Hope that helps rather than confuses you more.


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