The Tang ancestral hall, in Yuen Long. Picture: Martin Williams
Wee Kek Koon
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The two Wongs: how Chinese ancestral hall names help differentiate surnames

When surnames are pronounced the same way but mean completely different things, prefixes are used to tell them apart

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The Tang ancestral hall, in Yuen Long. Picture: Martin Williams
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