26115Re: [SCA-JML] New to group
- Aug 12, 2009Noble Cousin!
Greetings from solveig!
> I thought that Japanese? prior to the 1600's , women were named forFor most of time, most humans had undocumented names. That is, their
> objects or elements? and that most womens names were not
> documented.? I may have been given the wrong information.? Since my
> device has mountains and the tiger or cat paw on it I would like to
> keep my name revolving around the device since it will pass.? Does
> anyone have any name suggestions?? Again I am grateful for all of
> your help.
names do not appear on birth certificates, census rolls, and that
sort of thing. However, we do have a fairly extensive corpus
available about premodern Japanese feminine names. If you read
Japanese, I recommend consulting:
角田 文衞. 日本の女性名―歴史的展望. Tokyo, 国書刊
Your Humble Servant
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