Translate Your Name into Simplified Chinese Characters. In the spirit of Serenity's Sino-influenced look and feel, download your name in traditional calligraphic pictograms here...
... then learn about this amazing, ancient culture which, by the time of our gang's adventures in space, has spread throughout the known 'verse. (To keep this topical, the Chinese pinyin for 'Serenity' can be found here.) Feeling tattoo-y, anyone?
At the primary link, you can also order your Chinese name on a T-shirt, as well as satin cheongsam dresses, shirts for men and women, fans, calligraphy kits and more. There's also tons of info on Chinese history, arts, food and clothing scattered amongst the various pages.
Links page of informational Chinese cultural sites:
Chinese Culture and Arts
(Note: Chinese translation services vary in quality, and while the above site is free (and bad Chinese translation is, on occasion, hilarious), this one claims to offer the most accurate 'transliteration' of your name into Chinese --but you'll have to pay, dong ma?)
January 06 2005
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