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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:41 am 
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Sachen's name in Chinese is given as 聖謙, which in Pinyin would be Shèng qiān. So how does one arrive at the "Sachen" and "Thin Chen" readings? Or are they just made-up words to sound better as a company name?


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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:05 pm 
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"Chen" is pretty close to how I understand "qiān" would be pronounced by a Mandarin speaker. The other half is probably meant to be a similar (if inaccurate) approximation.


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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 10:12 am 
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Considering that Sachen is a Taiwan company, it is understandable to not use the more mainland Pinyin spelling.
Also, there is ABSOLUTELY no official standard (no matter what people tell you) for romanising Chinese characters, so whatever sounds close (and cool) is okay.


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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 7:32 am 
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we can just call them Modest Monk and pretend they're a chant-rock band? (/joke)


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