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Re: What is the Chinese character for POON, and how else was it anglicized?


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Posted by M. H. Yee (142.3.144.166) on July 16, 2004 at 16:37:22:

In Reply to: What is the Chinese character for POON, and how else was it anglicized? posted by Gary Glen Price on July 10, 2004 at 16:07:39:

There maybe two possible characters Poon. It is likely that it stands for Pan which means something like "the left over water after rinsing the rice." A variation might be Pon. Another surname exists in parts of Taishan--that is Pan meaning "a dish." It may also be romanized as Poon or Pon.
MHY


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