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来源:新东方 2019-02-08

中国人姓名

原文:中国人的姓名通常姓(family name)在前,名(givenname)在后。中国有10多亿个名字,所以人们即便在随意场合也可能会连名带姓地介绍自己,这是很寻常的。历史上,人名的受欢迎?度会随着时事而变化。例如,20世纪80年代改革开放时期,“致富”成为一个名字,因其意为“变得富有”。

参考译文:The Name in China

In China the family name is usually in front of the given name. It isnt unusual for a man to introducehimself by his family name with given name even incasual situationsbecause there are more than abillion given names. The Chinese given name has a history of changing with popularity depending on what events were going on. For instance,during the Cultural Revolution Hong (the color red) was very popular as it presentsrevolution. During the reform and opening up in the 1980s, Zhifu became one given name asit meansgetting rich”.




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