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Success with Asian names : a practical guide to everyday usage / Fiona Swee-Lin Price.

By: Price, Fiona Swee-Lin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007Description: xii, 244 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781741148480; 1741148480.Other title: Asian names [Portion of title].Subject(s): Intercultural communication | Names, Personal -- Asia | Names, Personal -- Asia -- Pronunciation | Asian languages (Australia,Asia) | Placenames | Usage guidesDDC classification: 929.4095 Online resources: Click here to access online
Incomplete contents:
Introduction - - Part One -- Introduction to part one -- 1. What's in a name? -- 2. Understanding Asian languages: romanisation -- 3. Adapting Asian names: anglicisation -- 4. Managing Asian names - - Part Two -- Introduction to part two -- 5. Chinese names -- 6. Korean names -- 7. Japanese names -- 8. Vietnamese names -- 9. Thai names -- 10. Khmer names -- 11. Hindi names -- 12. Sikh names -- 13. Tamil names -- 14. Sinhalese names -- 15. Pakistani names -- 16. Bangladeshi names -- 17. Malay names -- 18. Indonesian names - - Part Three -- Introduction to part three -- 19. Which languages are spoken in Asian countries? -- 20. Which language is this name from? Confucian names, northern Indian and Indo-Chinese names, names from south India and Sri Lanka, names from Islamic Asia, Japanese names.
Summary: A handy little guide to the correct usage and pronunciation of names from the main countries across the Asian region. It is designed for anyone who manages mailing lists, teaches international students or interacts regularly with people from anywhere in Asia.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliography (p. 232-234) and index.

Introduction - - Part One -- Introduction to part one -- 1. What's in a name? -- 2. Understanding Asian languages: romanisation -- 3. Adapting Asian names: anglicisation -- 4. Managing Asian names - - Part Two -- Introduction to part two -- 5. Chinese names -- 6. Korean names -- 7. Japanese names -- 8. Vietnamese names -- 9. Thai names -- 10. Khmer names -- 11. Hindi names -- 12. Sikh names -- 13. Tamil names -- 14. Sinhalese names -- 15. Pakistani names -- 16. Bangladeshi names -- 17. Malay names -- 18. Indonesian names - - Part Three -- Introduction to part three -- 19. Which languages are spoken in Asian countries? -- 20. Which language is this name from? Confucian names, northern Indian and Indo-Chinese names, names from south India and Sri Lanka, names from Islamic Asia, Japanese names.

A handy little guide to the correct usage and pronunciation of names from the main countries across the Asian region. It is designed for anyone who manages mailing lists, teaches international students or interacts regularly with people from anywhere in Asia.

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