How do you pronounce the name Jian?
‘Jian’ means strong and firm, and my mum chose it because it goes with my second name ‘Long’, which means prosperous.
But when you write it as ‘Jian Long’ or pronounce it ‘Jee-anne’, it doesn’t have the same meaning.
It wasn’t that I disliked my Chinese name..
How do you pronounce Xie?
Pronunciation: Pronounced ‘she’+’eh’, not ‘she’.
How do you spell Faxian?
Faxian (337 – c. 422) was a Chinese Buddhist monk and translator who traveled by foot from China to India, visiting sacred Buddhist sites in Central , South and Southeast Asia between 399-412 to acquire Buddhist texts.
How do you reply to Xie Xie?
I always reply by saying “Thank you,” with the emphasis on the word you. Think about Mandarin, where the response to “xie xie” is often “bu yong xie” (literally, no need to thank) or “bu ke qi” (it is nothing – IF I understand them correctly).
Is Xu a Chinese name?
Xu (surname), one of two Chinese surnames (徐 or 许/許), transliterated as Xu in English. ǃXu, a name for the ǃKung group of Bushmen; may also refer to the ǃKung language or the ǃKung people. ǃXu (god), the creator god of the ǃKung.
How do you spell Xuanzang?
Xuanzang (film) – Xuanzang or Xuan Zang is a 2016 Chinese-Indian historical adventure film based on Xuanzang’s seventeen-year overland journey to India during the Tang dynasty in the seventh century.
How do you spell Fa Hien?
Fa-hien – Wikipedia.
What is Xie Xie in English?
English translation of 谢谢 ( xiexie / xièxie ) – thank you in Chinese.
What does Faxian mean?
The Chinese word faxian – 发现 – fāxiàn. (to find in Chinese)