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Old 06-06-2014, 04:33 AM   #627
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Wāng (汪) was 104th of the Hundred Family Surnames; it is the 58th-most-common surname in mainland China..Ong is the 5th-most-common surname among Chinese Singaporeans and Wong the 6th..Wang (Hangul: 왕) is a fairly rare surname in South Korea. The year 2000 South Korean Census listed only 23,447 Wangs..王 is the Chinese word for "king".. William Baxter and Laurent Sagart reconstructed the Old Chinese form of Wáng as *ɢʷaŋ and the Middle Chinese as hjwang..In Qi, the descendants of Tian An (田安) received the surname Wáng...汪 is the Chinese onomatopoeia for the sound of a Barking dog. Baxter and Sagart reconstructed it as *qʷˤaŋ and 'wang, respectively..Like in go, shogi has also traditionally used "dan" and "kyū" ranks to define the playing strength of a shogi player...


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Dr. An Wang (Chinese: 王安; pinyin: Wáng Ān; February 7, 1920 – March 24, 1990) was a Chinese American computer engineer and inventor, and co-founder of computer company Wang Laboratories, which was known primarily for its dedicated word processing machines.. An Wang was an important contributor to the development of magnetic core memory..Wang Dan (born February 26, 1969), a leader of the Chinese democracy movement, was one of the most visible of the student leaders in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Wang holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. From August 2009 to February 2010, Wang taught cross-strait history at Taiwan's National Chengchi University, as a visiting scholar.. He later taught at National Tsing Hua University..Wang was interviewed and appeared in the documentary The Beijing Crackdown and the movie Moving the Mountain, about the Tiananmen Square protests. He also featured prominently in Shen Tong's book Almost a Revolution..Wang commented at a May 31, 2009, press conference in Toronto on the so-called "Beijing Doctrine": "For the sake of economic improvement, everything can be done, even killing people .. the Tiananmen Massacre is still going on, only in different ways: it was the students' lives being taken physically in 1989-but it is the mind of the world being poisoned spiritually today....Trevor is also a name of Irish origin "T.. It is a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair (descendant of Treabhar), a byname meaning "industrious", "tight", or "prudent"..The romanization "Wong" dates back to the beginning of British trade with China in the 17th and 18th centuries.. The name can be used to trace the migratory routes of the early migrant Chinese from Guangdong and Fujian to places such as Canada and the United States..Wang Laboratories was a computer company founded in 1951 by Dr. An Wang and Dr. G. Y. Chu.. It was one of the leading companies during the time of the Massachusetts Miracle..Wang Laboratories filed for bankruptcy protection in August 1992.. After emerging from bankruptcy, the company eventually changed its name to Wang Global. In 1999, Wang Global was acquired by Getronics of The Netherlands...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...7&postcount=86Among the rugged peaks that crown down upon the Borgo Pass are found crumbling castles of a Bygone Age..Even with my eyes wide open I can't see a thing.. Using an innocent woman as bait - Unscrupulous coward's! None of you deserves to live..After asking Zatoichi What she would do with having so many children..Just don't raise them to be gangsters..I won't... But why do you say that? . Because to be a GanGster is a foolish way to Live... http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...postcount=1735

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