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Template:Chinese name

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chinese .
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Usage

This template may be put at the top of a biographical article, as a hatnote (after any necessary navigational hatnotes) to explain to readers unfamiliar with Chinese names which part of a name is the family name. If desired, the person's generation name can also be stated.

If no parameters are filled, the first word of the page title will be taken as the family name.

Syntax

{{Chinese name|[family name]|[generation name] (optional)}}

This template may be put at the top of a biographical article to explain to readers unfamiliar with Chinese names which part of a name is the family name.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Type Status
Family name 1

The family name of the person.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Line required
Generation name 2

The generation name of the person.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Line optional
Wikitext Result
{{Chinese name|Lee}}
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.
{{Chinese name|[[Han (surname)|Han]]|Su}}
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Han and Su is a generation name.
{{Chinese name|[[Li (李)|Lee]]

({{zh|c=李|p=Lǐ}})|Yew ({{zh|c=耀|p=yào}})}}

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) and Yew (Chinese: 耀; pinyin: yào) is a generation name.