Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Name Game Question
- On 6/8/07, David Nesmith <txpiper2001@...> wrote:
>What kanji are you thinking of for 'Sanjiro'? That sounds like '3' +
> konichi wa
> Sanjiro as a given name has the meaning: "praise" or "admirable". It is also a possible pun (the Japanese love puns) Sanjiro as a form of sanjuro would mean 30th son! Another common name was Juro which means 10th son and conveys the pun "long lived" since if he was indeed the 10th son, he would have to live a loooooong time in order to be in line for any inheritance!
'Jiro' as the standard way I'd translate it if I saw it just in
Romaji. I'm interested in where you are getting that definition.
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig! In Japan, you can see things written just
about any way except bottom to top. In period, however, you would
generally things written from top to bottom.
Your Humble Servant
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