Posted by joe seto on June 12, 2003 at 15:35:05:
In Reply to: Re: How to write my surname from chinese (teochew) to english ? posted by Leo on January 15, 2003 at 09:46:44:
Leo is correct. CHIEM with a circomflex(a hat) on the E is equivalent to Mandarin ZHAN with 1st tone. It means excellent. To see character, go to www.geocities.com/Tokyo/3919/hundred.html ; it is character number 254.
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