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Questions related to Chinese names.

Names are usually a kind of proper noun, i.e. terms that refer to and designate a single entity.

This tag may encompass:

  • person's names (anthroponyms), including given names and surnames
  • place names (toponyms)
  • names of institutions (companies, schools, etc.)
  • commercial names of products
  • anything else that can have a uniquely identifiable name

An easy, but not exhaustive, rule of thumb to know whether a noun is proper or not is whether it could be capitalized in alphabetical languages.

For place names, you should prefer the tag.