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11:25 Jun 7, 2001
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Kelli Hatfield
noun, name, girls name
Shea Wallus

Summary of answers provided
na +1禤产Francis Fine
na +1Han Jialei
Elizabeth Tu



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Han Jialei

Han = Han Dynasty, a family surname
surname is listed first. This is to match the sound for "Hat" in "Hatfield"

Jia = home

Lei = flower

Jialei= is to match Kelli in sound. This is a typical girl's name
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Elizabeth Tu
United States
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 24

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Three-character names (first being the family name) are most common in China. Two-character names constitute a much smaller minority.
The name proposed above has "He 禤," the firsts character, as surname, . Of the tens of thousands of Chinese characters, only a limited number, believed to be below 250, are used as family names. He 禤is among them, and in the middle range on a popularity list. Although it has its own meaning (congratulate, offer good wishes, etc.), used as a family name its intrinsic meaning usually carries little weight and is not worthy of attention.

The second character means "overcoming, mastering, conquering, etc." The third means "jasmine, a fragrant flower." (flower names usually indicate femininity.) In choosing all three characters, one tries to imitate the main sounds in the original name.

Francis Fine
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