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Name Quotes #48 – Tasha, Tiberius, Mi Mi

Name Quotes #48 – Tasha, Tiberius, Mi Mi | Name News | Scoop.it
"One or more of a Burmese child's names is almost certain to show the day on which he was born--a survival from our belief that human destiny is linked with the stars."
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"Rohingya" Chosen 2017 Name of the Year | American Name Society

"Rohingya" Chosen 2017 Name of the Year | American Name Society | Name News | Scoop.it
The Myanmar army has targeted the Rohingya, an Islamic group, and has perpetrated massacres that have the earmarks of genocide. Myanmar’s government has tried to prevent people, including Pope Francis, from using the name Rohingya. The UN’s Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has said “To strip their name from them is dehumanising to the point where you begin to believe that anything is possible.”

Maria was chosen ANS’s Personal Name of the Year.
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A Nickname for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi? There’s No Short Answer

A Nickname for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi? There’s No Short Answer | Name News | Scoop.it
Western notions of first and last names don’t really apply in Myanmar, presenting a quandary for people who speak or write about its leading political figure.
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