Template:Chinese name/doc

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Usage[edit]

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. If desired, the person's generation name can also be stated.

Syntax[edit]

{{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.