<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39720 >

27-09-2007 07:18 Daniel Markstedt:
> > > Good. Only problem here is that "Osman Bey" in a despotist gov will
> > > appear as "Bey Osman Bey". Does this look ok in Turkish?
> >
> > No, It doesn't look okay. Actually "Bey" should be appended to ruler's
> > name, not prepended.
> >
> > So, if it can be configured to append, we should remove "Bey" from "Osman
> > Bey". If not, "Bey" shouldn't be a title. (btw. "Bey" means "mister" in
> > Turkish with one little difference that it sholud be appended to a name)
>
> (...)
>
> And what about leaving it as it was: "Osman Gazi" and keeping "Bey " as
> title.

It won't look meaningful because we use "Bey" after a name, not before it. It 
will look like writing "Smith Mr." in English if we write "Bey Osman" or "Bey 
Osman Gazi".

-- 
Uğur Çetin



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