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Subject: Yes, but not all words are good names
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: October 27, 2005 at 9:07:01 AM
Reply to: Re: My guess is it is Wen Na by Rene
For a word to be part of a name, it must have a good meaning. And "wen" is such a word. I doubt that "question", "behead" or "plague" would be a good word in a name.

Of course, without knowing the Chinese characters, one can not really know. It is just a speculation built on Chinese names I know of.

But seeing this page, I think I would guess "stable, firm" since the Cantonese word is the somewhat similar "wan". I also see that the pinyin "na", which means "graceful, elegant", is "no" in Cantonese.

"You sought a flower and found a fruit. You sought a spring and found a sea. You sought a woman and found a soul. You are disappointed."
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