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>From: J Y S Czhang <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 17:57:09 EST
>
> >Eh??  So you're not Zhang1 with the bow radical?  Are you Zhang3 with the
> >person radical?  Or Zhang4 meaning weaponsof war?
>
>     The less _common_ Zhang3 ;)   Zhang1 and Zhang4 IIRC don't have the
>ancient connotation of _Everready_ (or the more recent (*) one of
>"blueblooded Han").
>
>     (*) "recent" meaning - in this context - "since Confucious' time" (one
>of
>my ancestors' was a somewhat-troublesome disciple of Confucious prone to
>playin' Devil's Advocate at every chance with the Master-Teacher)
>

Coolness.  According to my dictionary Zhang3 was also the surname of
Mengzi's mother.  So you just philosophatin' all over the place!

Adam

>czHANgie, One-of-Many Avatars of Sun WuKong, a.k.a. "Monkey," a.k.a.
>"TricksterGod of the Han Chinese"; ) Agent Provocateur of/for the Dark Gods
>of Creative Chaos  ; )
>
>Verfremdungseffekt << ostraneniye >> //effetto alienazione//


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