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Subject: Cross-Cultural Names
Author: daffy4ever   (Authenticated as daffy4ever)
Date: October 21, 2006 at 7:38:50 PM
Is there a list of cross-cultural names? I didn't see one. I was thinking of names that appear in quite seprate languages and cultures. For instance Lilah and Leela seem to appear in English and Hindu, but with completely different meanings. The Same goes for Kim which is a feminine name in English and Vietnamese and probably many more. Ken is a man's name in English and Japanese, just as Sol appears in Hebrew and Spanish. Naomi appears in Japanese and in Spanish, while Rina is another feminine name in Hebrew, Indian, Italian and English.

If there is none, could one be created?

This message was edited by the author on October 21, 2006 at 7:41:06 PM

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