Monday, July 30, 2007

Cheng Man-ch'ing's Names

Cheng Man-ch'ing was known by several names over the span of his life, and also used a number of artist names (hao)
Below are some of these names, with the Wade-Giles spelling first, followed by the pinyin, and then by approximate pronunciation:

Cheng Man-ch'ing (Zheng Manqing) 鄭曼青 (the simplified characters are 郑曼青) (jung mahn ching)
Cheng Yueh (Zheng Yue) 鄭岳 (jung yweh)
Cheng Man-jan (Zheng Manran) 鄭曼髯 (jung mahn rahn)
Hermit of the Jade Well (Yu-chin shan-jen; Yujin shanren) 玉井山人 (you gin shahn rehn)