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Subject: Re: Name meaning
Author: Nanaea   (Authenticated as Nanaea)
Date: February 24, 2002 at 4:56:17 AM
Reply to: Name meaning by Sondra
With Chinese names, the meaning depends upon how the Chinese characters are written. The elements "Ya" and "Lin" can have different meanings.

Meanings for "Ya":
1. Standard; proper; correct.
2. Refined; elegant.
3. Second.
4. Asia.

Meanings for "Lin":
1. Forest; woods.
2. Beautiful jade.

Ref: *Name Your Baby in Chinese* by Lin Shan (Heian International, Inc., 1988)

-- Nanaea

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