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Chan Surname SIG

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Research TIPs

  1. How to Capture Chinese Digital Characters by Tom Loui
  2. New Edition: Hoisanva English Dictionary by Gene Chin
  3. Help for Reading Chinese Genealogies by Tony King
  4. Scanning Tips with Epson V600 by Ron Chan

This paper intended to assist those without Chinese language skills to read Chinese genealogies. Included are common terms for Chinese genealogies, how to read titles of genealogies, terminology for ancestors, reading genealogy narrative sections / pedigree charts / tables, Chinese numerals, and calendar dates.

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