Black Belt Magazine: By any other name

2004-01-21 — Good Characters (Leave a message)

Black Belt Magazine

“Have you ever wondered how a Westerner's name might be translated in another language? For David Carradine, there are at least eight different transliterated versions that might be encountered in Asia . . . “

“David is transliterated into two characters: Da-wei (pronounced dah-way). Da means large, great, or strong. For example . . . “

Date: January, 2004