[INDOLOGY] prof. or mr. or mrs. or ms. etc first name
christophe.vielle at uclouvain.be
Wed Jun 17 08:47:31 EDT 2015
The R.P. Jo(h)annes Ernestus Hanxleden and Paulinus a Sancto Bartholomaeo are remembered in Malayalam tradition as, respectively, arṇṇōsŭ pātiri (‘Father Ernest(o)’) and paulinōsŭ pātiri ('Father Paulinos'). I suppose that their Indian name was something accepted and used by themselves in the local context.
Le 17 juin 2015 à 14:25, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> a écrit :
> On 17 June 2015 at 07:45, Arlo Griffiths <arlogriffiths at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Prof. Paturi,
> ... I believe that for most native English speakers it sounds strange to see an academic title combined with a first name rather than the surname,
> As a native speaker of British English, I would agree with that. Nobody actually does it, as far as I know. If I heard it, in a UK context, I would assume it was an error, and reply,
> "No, 'Dominik' is my first name. My family name is 'Wujastyk'."
> Dr Dominik :-)
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