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hoshi



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

beancurdturtle wrote:
My full "Christian" or English name is Daniel Jack Ward Fernandez
Daniel - From the Hebrew name דָנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge".

Jack - Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval pet form of John. John - English form of Iohannes, which was the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH (God) is gracious".

Ward - From a surname meaning "guard" in Old English.

Fernandez - From Ferdinand, meaning "ready to journey" from Gothic fardi "journey" and nand "ready".

My "Chinese name" is 唐仁汉
唐 [tang2] (surname)/Tang dynasty (618-907)/
仁 [ren2] /humane/
汉 [han4] /Chinese/name of a dynasty/

I'm sure someone else can translate this better than me. And the words have more meaning together as a name than they have together. That's the way for many Chinese words. My friend that gave me the name said it is partly because I am good hearted and seem to have a Chinese spirit.

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I wrote:
Everybody have a name and every name means something... What does your name means? and what does your username (in this forum) means?

I want to know...
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Bob S.



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob is a nickname for Robert which is an Old English/Germanic name that means "bright fame".
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob S. wrote:
Bob is a nickname for Robert which is an Old English/Germanic name that means "bright fame".


bUT Bob sounds sexy, because it sounds like boob (just kidding Very Happy )

I have read a book about names in which the author told:"John means God is kind" I don't see what's the connection between John and God.

It's hard for Asian people understand wesyerner's names.
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Wangwei



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

as report, there are more than 80000 person whose name is exactly same as mine in China.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wangwei wrote:
as report, there are more than 80000 person whose name is exactly same as mine in China.


hehe, can you believe that? one of my ex-boyfriends, whose name's WangWei, was a nice guy Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RedRose wrote:
I have read a book about names in which the author told:"John means God is kind" I don't see what's the connection between John and God.
John is shortened from Johan which was originally Yochanan from Hebrew. Yo- is from Yahovah which means God, and -chanan is Hebrew for gracious or kind. Over many centuries, and as it changed from language to language, it got shortened to just John.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, our dear Mr. Daniel Jack Ward Fernandez 唐仁汉 seems to have problems with his account. Means he wanted to change his emailaddress at his account, and then it got deleted. And Lori can't help in such a thing. That also happened to me once, that's why I'm not Admiral any more but ad-miral.

Hey RR you once gave me a Chinese "email-address creator". (It's a Chinese website) Do you still remember? If you do how about giving this to our Mr. 唐仁汉?
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RedRose



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Admiral, I remember that website is www.sohu.com

But I don't think Turtle (唐仁汉) can totally read that Chinese website.

I have suggested that 唐仁汉 register with another username RedTurtle, I don't know if he would love my idea Very Happy Maybe his next name will be HornyTurtle or BustyTurtle, who knows? Let's just see...
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RedRose wrote:
Wangwei wrote:
as report, there are more than 80000 person whose name is exactly same as mine in China.


hehe, can you believe that? one of my ex-boyfriends, whose name's WangWei, was a nice guy Very Happy

Surprised
what is the meaning of "ex-boyfriend"?
in previous company I worked, there were two colleagues's name is Wangwei, add me there were three. other colleagues call us fat wei,thin wei and little wei. Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wangwei wrote:

what is the meaning of "ex-boyfriend"?


ex-boyfriend means the boyfriend you used to date.
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brunette



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My name is made up of two characters, both of which look very feminine but they actually have the meaning of "Tai Shan" which is a very famous mountain in China. My father wanted me to have a stable life, and be strong (psychologically only), so he chose these two characters from a dictionary of ancient Chinese.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's why he is not writing anymore. I started thinking that something happened to him. Laughing Nice to see that he is ok Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hoshi wrote:
That's why he is not writing anymore. I started thinking that something happened to him. Laughing Nice to see that he is ok Wink


Guess what's Turtle's next nickname? I bet it's riffle turtle. let's see... Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

babeturtle Mr. Green
Maybe we can make a list and he can choose the most attractive nickname for him Very Happy
If we continue the ad-miral's lessons it can be
bean-curd-turtle Laughing
or mr.turtle as admiral call him Razz
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am sure beancurdturtle's new nickname will be riffle turtle Exclamation

Turtle asked me to tell everybody that he misses you guys.
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