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I like this version of Shaw written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese) because it sounds more like the name when pronounced in English.

Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

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ショー is the most commonly-used version of the name Shaw in Japanese.

This version sounds like "show".

Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

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肖 is a common transliteration for the surname Shaw into Mandarin Chinese.

The meaning of this character is similar, resembling, to resemble, or to be like.

肖 is also the Chinese surname Xiao or Hsiao.

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Shawシャーshaa / sha
Shawショーshou / sho
Shawxiāo / xiao1 / xiaohsiao
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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Simple Dictionary Definition


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 shou / sho / ショウ show; (personal name) Shaw; Show



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xiāo bó nà / xiao1 bo2 na4
hsiao po na
Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish-born British playwright



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xiāo bó nà / xiao1 bo2 na4
hsiao po na
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish dramatist and writer


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shào yì fū / shao4 yi4 fu1
shao i fu
Run Run Shaw (1907-2014), Hong Kong movie and television tycoon


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 baanaadoshoo / banadoshoo / バーナードショー (person) Bernard Shaw


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 joojibaanaadoshoo / joojibanadoshoo / ジョージバーナードショー (person) George Bernard Shaw


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 jonshoorefiiaa / jonshoorefia / ジョンショーレフィーヴァー (person) John Shaw-Lefevre

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