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Cain

Help with names for ancient Chinese novel characters

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Cain

Hello,
I would like some help determining if these names are good/appropriate/authentic for characters in an ancient Chinese story?

从霜
千秋
兰韵 
清绝
飞流
花箨
飞瑶

I would also like to ask for some good sources to find authentic ancient Chinese names.

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Cain

Note: The characters are male.

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陳德聰

Is the story going to be written in Modern or Classical Chinese?

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Cain

@陳德聰 it’s going to be in English, to start with, but I prefer modern Chinese. 

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QianYuanJing

Only 飞瑶  is appropriate

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ganbei

Here's an article with a bunch of good names for male characters in ancient chinese stories, the top is mainly explanation but if you scroll down you will find lots of 2, 3 and 4 character names. The article is entirely in traditional Chinese, so I have listed out some of them in simplified chinese below. Hope this helps and looking forward to reading the novel! XD

 

https://kknews.cc/zh-tw/entertainment/yalkkek.html

 

宇文邕

玄德

萧沐

江逸

叶枫
董卓

楚轩峰
 

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Lu

Those are good names from ancient Chinese stories. Don't call your character Xuande or worse, Dong Zhuo unless you really know what you're doing.

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