Re: Strugling with putting together acceptable Title
- --- In sca-jml@y..., Ii Saburou <logan@m...> wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Dec 2002, Dave Jones wrote:was
> > Kagetaka is the name I have chosen,I have found a Kagetake that
> > from the Asakura Clan that was Overan by Oda Nobunaga in 1573.Iwould
> > hoping the Title would roughly translate to Kage(Shadow)- taka(hawk)
> 'Title' is usually used for something like 'Lord', 'Minister of the
> Right', or 'Left Gate Guards' Captain.' What it looks like you are
> looking at is what is called the 'nanori', the name by which your
> would be known.Nosaka
> > or Hawk from the Shadows.My character would have been from the
> By character, you mean persona? Just some vocabulary differences
> and get us all speaking on the same level.Oda
> > Mountains in the Omi region.He probably would have been a Asakura
> > Clan Vasal but as Oda has defeated them he is Either Ronin or a
> > Vasal.I have thought up some Names but I am not sure if these arereally
> > correct or even offensive.
> I don't notice anything offensive right off the bat. I would
> suggest looking at the books Solveig pointed out. I'm not sure ifthis is
> one of the sources that Solveig was pointing out but you might lookhere:
> Generally, 'Shadow Hawk' does not seem to be the type of name I
> expect to see--it sounds about as fanciful as it does in English.or
> However, there are other 'taka' kanji to choose from such as 'high'
> 'filial'. The only problem is that I am unsure of the implicationsof
> Kage+ any other choice, and what it could best be used with.of
> > Nosaka-no-Kagetaka(Shadow Hawk from Nosaka?)
> > Omi-no-Kagetaka (Shadow hawk from Omi Region)?
> > Asakura-Nosaka-No-Kagetaka(Shadow Hawk fom the Nosaka Mountains
> > the Asakura Clan)?one?
> Are you thinking of having all of these, or are you looking to pick
> It would be quite possible to have several different 'names',especially
> when the name is more of a descriptor than a fixed 'name' like wethink of
> it (for instance, if we here 'Susan Little' today we don't golooking for
> a smaller person. Likewise, if we hear 'Johnson' we don't golooking for
> someone whose father is named 'John').Wow thanks for the help looks like I still have much to learn about
putting together a personna.I am glad I have found all you helpful
- --- In sca-jml@y..., "Dave Jones" <irish_65@y...> wrote:
> Wow thanks for the help looks like I still have much to learn aboutMay I suggest you have a look at the writings of Cariadoc of the Bow?
> putting together a personna.I am glad I have found all you helpful
While his chosen area of interest is Middle Eastern, he brings up a
lot of excellent ideas which may be of help: