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Re: Meaning of my two daughters name


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Posted by warren w lee on June 29, 2003 at 10:25:54:

In Reply to: Re: Meaning of my two daughters name posted by Erika on November 24, 2002 at 20:24:57:

Hmmm, what is the meaning of the names? I'm thinking of the pronounciation in Hokkien but I don't think it sounds like a good name.

: Hi, do you happen to know which Chinese dialect your father-in-law spoke? Because pronunciation varies greatly depending on dialect or region. We speak Cantonese and my guess on "Mei-Lin" is mei=beautiful and lin=lotus flower (but it could mean forest or gem if it's Mandarin). I will consult my sister as far as what "Miu Lang" means. Hope this helps :)




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