[KS] A new proposal on the Romanization Korean Surnames

Charles Muller acmuller at l.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Thu Jul 4 07:27:30 EDT 2013

Thank you, Prof. Lee, for this information.

I have one trivial question that relates to my original query.

> This proposal allows for the
> use of popular forms for some surnames (e.g. Kim, Lee) along with
> the systematically prescribed forms (e.g. Gim, Yi),

Is there a place where Yi is systematically prescribed? This is not 
meant as a challenge. As I mentioned, since I am compiling a 
dictionary in which I am trying to be in line with RR, if I render 
things in ways that are not clearly indicated in the official 
guidelines, I want to be able to document the reasons. If you can't 
think of a place where Yi is systematically prescribed, that's OK--I 
just want to know the actuality, as much as is possible.




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