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Translation of NamesEdit

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BoardEdit

Jimmy Wales 衛詹美
Jan-Bart de Vreede 韋讓跋
Kat Walsh 汪舒凱
Stu West 韋司徒
Ting Chen 陳霆 - Chinese Himself
Arne Klempert 甘藝寧 German
Matt Halprin 哈品麥
Samuel Klein 赫連善
Bishakha Datta 達碧莎
Phoebe Ayers 魏鳳碧

Former Board membersEdit

Michael Snow 施米高
Angela Beesley 貝安祖
Michael Davis 戴米高
Tim Shell 邵添
Oscar van Dillen 狄奧卡
Florence Nibart-Devouard 倪馥朗 法文。Devouard為夫姓,中文姓氏按本姓Nibart翻譯
Frieda Brioschi 布芙達
Domas Mituzas 米多馬

Advisory BoardEdit

Ward Cunningham 坎寧安
Melissa Hagemann 凱格文
Mitch Kapor
Neeru Khosla
Teemu Leinonen 黎朗寧
Rebecca MacKinnon 麥康瑞 - designated herself
Wayne Mackintosh 麥景濤
Benjamin Mako Hill
Roger McNamee
Trevor Neilson
Craig Newmark 鈕瑪克
Achal Prabhala
Clay Shirky
Ethan Zuckerman

Former Advisory BoardEdit

Heather Ford 霍凱德
Debbie Garside
Danny Hillis
Joris Komen
Erin McKean
Jay Rosen
Peter Suber
Raoul Weiler

ExecutiveEdit

Sue Gardner 簡娜素 Canadian/British English

Sue is a common English name: short for Susan. [suː]

Gardner is a common English name. [gɑːrdnər]

Erik Möller 莫艾力 German or English

Erik as Eric of Eric Clapton [ɛrik] oe as ea in heard, ller as in storyteller [ˈmœlɐ] ||

TechnologyEdit

Danese Cooper 古丹絲
Brion Vibber 韋布恩 American English

Brion like Brian [braiən]

Vibber [vɪbər] rhymes with fibber, not fiber!

Rob Halsell 哈塞羅 American English

Rob is a common English name. [rɑb] Hal as hall, sell as sell [hɔːlsel]

Tim Starling 施靈添 American English

Tim is a common English name. [tim] Star as star, ling as in darling [stɑːliŋ] (or [stɑːrliŋ] in rhotic accents)

Mark Bergsma 貝斯碼 American English

Mark as mark [mɑːrk]

Berg as in iceberg, s as in closing, a is weak vowel schwa [bəːrgzmə]

Tomasz Finc 芬拓馬 Polish

Tomasz [tʰomɑʃ] is a common Polish name which can be shortened to Tomek [tʰomɛk] [Fiːnts]

Michael Dale 黛米高 American English

Michael is a common English name [ˈmaɪkəl] Dale exactly as in dale [deɪl]

Ariel Glenn 葛連利 Greek or English

[a.ɾi.ˈɛl] (el), [ˈɛəɹ.i.əl] (en) [ɡlɛn]

Fred Vassard 華薩德
Erik Zachte 薩艾力
Steve Kent 耿斯迪 American English

"Steven" /ˈstiːvən/, a male given name "Kent" /kɛnt/; old english of Cent

Priyanka Dhanda
Hampton Catlin 凱漢頓 /ˈhæmptən/ /kætlɪn/ or "Hamp-tuhn" "Kat Lynn" in American English

ProgramsEdit

Jennifer Riggs 利珍妮 American English
Cary Bass 貝奇力 American English

C as in care, ary as in Mary [kɛəri] B as in box, rhymes with mass [bæs]

Jay Walsh 汪書傑 American English

Jay as letter J [ʤei] Wal as in Walmart, sh as in she. [wɔlʃ]

Frank Schulenburg 舒法朗 Deutsch

[fʀaŋk] [ˈʃuːlənˌbuɐ̯k], from the Middle Low German expression "te der sculenden borch", i.e. "at the hidden castle". German "Burg" = castle, not to be mistaken with "Berg" = mountain

Marlita Kahn 甘莉達
Moka Pantages 潘莫卡
Pete Forsyth
Rod Dunican 鄧李肯

Finance / Administration / LegalEdit

Véronique Kessler 祁朗妮 Français

Ver as in verify, rhymes with leek [ve.ʁɔ.nik] Ke as in kettle, s as in six, ler as in teller [ˈkɛslər] ||

Mike Godwin 高德溫 (zh.wikip) 葛米克 American English

Mike is a common English name. [maik] Godwin as in Godwin Austen or god and win. [gɑdwin]

Rand Montoya 王拓讓 American English

Rand rhymes with grand mon, toy like the English word toy, a like ahhhhhh [mɒntɔɪɔː] ||

Kul Takanao Wadhwa 蔚華富 Sanskrit/Japanese/Punjabi

Kul pronounced like the word "cool"/ ta-ka-na-o wadh as wad in wad of cash and wa as wa in water. [wɑdwɑ]

Rebecca Handler 韓瑞卡 American English

Rebecca is a common English name Handler pronounced like the English noun Handler

Bill Gong
Sara Crouse
Anya Shyrokova 施安雅 Russian

Anya is a common Russian nickname for Anna; Anya = ɑːniɑː Shyrokova = ʃɪroʊkoʊvɑː

Daniel Phelps 費丹倪 American English

Daniel is a common English name [dænjɛl] Phelps is a common English surname [fɛlps]

James Owen 區詹士
Megan Hernandez
Jeff Jones 鐘傑夫

Wikipedia Usability ProjectEdit

Naoko Komura 小村尚子 - Japanese Herself
Parul Vora 伏帕露 Sanskrit

PAH-ruul [pʰaː rʊl] VOR-ah [voːr ə]

Trevor Parscal 白穗發 American English

Trevor is a common English name [trɛvɔr] Parscal is a corruption of the common French name Pascal [pæskæl] and is properly pronounced as if the R were not present, as it was artificially added sometime in the mid 19th century

Nimish Gautam 二美酒 - japanese kanji self designated

Sanskrit Nimish, sanskrit for instant, [ˈnɪ mɪʂ] (or [ˈnɪ mɪʃ] as a close approximation), stress on the first syllable Gautam [ˈɡɔː təm] (close English approximation would be GOH-tum)

Guillaume Paumier 鮑琪樂

Wikimedia Strategic PlanEdit

Eugene Eric Kim American English

The first syllable should be short and the second syllable should be long (i.e. "yoo-JEAN"), not the other way around ("YOO-jean").

Philippe Beaudette 鮑斐力 French Canadian

Philippe is a common french name: Phil-eep Beaudette as in boe-det

Wikimania 2010Edit

Marcin Cieślak 戚陌阡 (Wikimania 2010 召集人)波蘭文,ci發音同英文ch
Bogdan Oleszek 歐禮錫 (格但斯克市長)波蘭文,sz發音同英文sh

Note: I meant common English names as ones to be found in handy dictionaries.