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The Chinese Are Ashamed Of Their Chinese Names   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2016-7-3 13:37:01 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2016-7-2 18:31
Do you know what Western culure is all about???

It seems not.

'In Western culture you do not change your surname and children go on keeping their parent's surname either their father's or their mother's. Hardly different from Chinese custom.'

That makes it more weird that Chinese women who marry foreigners often discard their family names for their husbands'!

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Post time 2016-7-3 13:43:29 |Display all floors
sfphoto Post time: 2016-7-2 15:09
They do have Chinese names.
What those are just nicknames and not legally binding.
They can't sig ...

I know that, but their eagerness to display and promote their English names in everyday life instead of sticking to the names their parents so painstakingly choose for them smacks of inferiority complex!

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Post time 2016-7-3 13:48:18 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2016-7-3 11:56
I am referring to Chinese women with foreign husbands.

What about Western husbands marrying foreign Chinese wives

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Post time 2016-7-3 14:01:34 |Display all floors
dusty1 Post time: 2016-7-3 13:48
What about Western husbands marrying foreign Chinese wives

What about?  Why don't you just say something instead of posing questions?  Are you fishing for answers you like to hear?

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This post was edited by pnp at 2016-7-8 18:20
seneca Post time: 2016-7-2 00:27
You seem to be moving in ecessively snobbish circles.I have never met Chinese of the ilk you are d ...

The fact that you have never met them doesn't mean they don't exist!  It just means that either you are blind or that you are not in touch!

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Post time 2016-7-3 14:06:05 |Display all floors
Laowai2? Post time: 2016-7-2 10:18
It is also possible that many, through work perhaps, need to communicate with westerners who are con ...

There is no excuse for foreigners to get confused by Chinese names; all it takes is a bit of effort.  

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Post time 2016-7-3 14:06:58 |Display all floors
sfphoto Post time: 2016-7-2 11:55
Both Ivana and Melania Trump adopted the surname of their husband Donald Trump.
Columba Bush adopte ...

That's not the Chinese tradition.

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