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

On 9/27/07, Uğur Çetin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39720 >
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> 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
>
>
>

This is true for a number of other nations; right now I can think of
"Khan" in Mongolian et.al. and "Koku-o"/"Jo-o" in Ryukyuan.

Adding support for appended ruler titles would be a nice nighttime
project for someone. ;)

 ~Daniel



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