Re: [SCA-JML] A bunch of questions(was:Spiffy book )
- On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Barbara Nostrand wrote:
> >Do you use honorific for yourself when talking to those beneath you? ISo a lord might use it to a servant, but not to a stranger... or at least
> >was never clear on that, although in modern times there rarely is such a
> >case, AFAIK (unless you are dealing with less savory elements).
> I suppose that you could do it. However, I would not generally advise
> it unless your status was really unassailable.
to another member of the warrior caste; peasants were probably fair game,
> Consequently, please try to come up with a name with the followingThank you thank you thank you! That's the kind of stuff I need to learn
> <surname> <yobina> <nanori>
about. I was wondering about 'Kenshin' because I liked the way it sounded
but was leary of it for other reasons; thus checking up on it.
This also explained another thing that I've noticed (Hideyoshi and
Hideyori, Nobutsuna and Nobunaga, Ieyasu and Iemitsu etc. [IIRC])
> Takeda and Katou are just fine. And, I suppose that Ii is fineHmmm, it seems that you most often see the nanori when reading history
> as well. So are Tanaka, Iguchi, Nakata, &c. So, just pick whichever
> one that you like.
> Yobina are common use names and are what people who are intimate
> enough to use your name at all might call you. The most stereotypical
> of these names are the Charlie Chan Sons names #1 son, #2 son, &c
> with possibly a bit of decorative prefix. Also, #2 son of #3 son
> is also possible. The nanori were things like, Hideyoshi, Nobutaka,
> Yoritomo, Hidetada, &c. These names are frequently written with two
> kanji and take kun-yomi readings. One of the two kanji is often
> inheritted from your father. In this case, the letter is called a
> tsuji. (As I recall, that is what it is called.) Note. If you want
> to include an animal in your name, the yobina is a good place to
> do it.
books. I'll have to look for some good yobina, then. Thanks again.
- That's another one I forgot to ask about:
Does anybody have a reliable yoroi hitatare pattern?
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