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Subject: Re: shigeko
Author: Rene   (Authenticated as Rene)
Date: October 15, 2006 at 8:47:34 AM
Reply to: shigeko by laney
As it is the case for nearly every Japanese name, there are several ways of writing the name Shigeko with kanji. In this case I found about 3 with comparable frequency of occurence with the help of Google, each with a different meaning.

I have picked the following variant which is used by a contemporary singer and some princess hundreds of years ago: It is written with the following two kanji:
http://www.unicode.org/cgi-bin/GetUnihanData.pl?codepoint=91cd
http://www.unicode.org/cgi-bin/GetUnihanData.pl?codepoint=5b50

The use of an attribute like "heavy" for a Japanese girl name is a little surprising...


Rene     www.AboutNames.ch

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