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Subject: Re: Mei or Li means "beautiful" in Chinese
Author: Rene   (Authenticated as Rene)
Date: October 17, 2005 at 11:18:21 PM
Reply to: Mei or Li means "beautiful" in Chinese by Ylva
Yes, the "lan" in Mulan is the Lan = orchid that we talk about here, but "mu" is not "brave".

From the ever-helpful Wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hua_Mulan

"The word "mulan" means "magnolia." ("Mu" by itself means "wood" and "Lan" means "orchid")."


Rene     www.AboutNames.ch

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