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Re: SAPE Proceedings: papers of mass distraction
Quoting David Marjanovic <email@example.com>:
> In Chinese it's usually very easy to tell which is which -- with the
> exceptions of Ouyang and Sima, (almost?) all surnames have one syllable; most
> personal names have two.
There are a few more disyllabic surnames; we have a phonology professor whose
surname is Duanmu.
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan