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Cultural and Linguistic Analysis

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BASIC
4 Professional Chinese Evaluation Packages
BASIC PLUS
4 In-depth Chinese Evaluation Packages
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1 Comprehensive Chinese Evaluation Package
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Chinese Naming Q&A

Typical Scenario:
  1. Your team has compiled a short list of name candidates.
  2. You want a formal check of potential positive and negative connotations associated with names in major Chinese markets and various Chinese languages.
  3. You want the analysis to be fast, thorough, and reliable.
Old Way

You ask Chinese employees and friends to evaluate name candidates without the supervision of a knowledgeable Chinese linguist or naming advisor.

Potential Pitfalls:
  • Incomplete and inconsistent reporting from untrained respondents makes it difficult for you to interpret the findings. Speaking the language does not automatically make one a qualified cultural and linguistic evaluator.
  • Your Chinese contacts are likely to be limited in the languages they know.
New Way

You ask professionals from Good Characters who have years of experience in cultural and linguistic evaluation to prepare a summary of findings for you. You save time, money, and potential embarrassment by identifying Chinese connotations and meanings for each name.

View our Cultural and Linguistic Analysis Packages
Markets with populations of a million or more Chinese
• China
• Taiwan
• Hong Kong
• Singapore
• U.S.A.
• Canada
• Malaysia
• Indonesia
• Thailand

Major Chinese languages
1. Mandarin, the official language in China and Taiwan
2. Taiwanese, also known as Minnan
3. Cantonese, also known as Yue
4. Shanghainese, also known as Wu

   

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