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#1 purpletemp

Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:53 PM

To register Ψ as a baby name or can we only do this in Greece?

#2 3_for_me

Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:59 PM

You can't use symbols in Australia.

What is it, what does it mean and how is it pronounced?

And more to the point why would you want to register your child as a name that almost no one here would know how to say?

#3 Bel Rowley

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:01 PM

According to this names cannot be registered if they contain symbols with no phonetic significance, like a question mark, but Greek letters do have phonetic significance so I don't see why you couldn't use them? I'm not really sure.

#4 BentoBaby

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:03 PM

It seems a bit mean to register a child with that name as a large majority of people (me included!) would have no idea what it was or how it sounded.

#5 ali27

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:05 PM

I sincerely hope it is NOT. I pity a child who would spend their whole life trying to explain what their name was and how to pronounce it!

#6 purpletemp

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:16 PM

Alas, I am having a laugh and whilst I hoped for a fellow geek to jump in and laugh with me, apparently mathematicians really aren't in abundance on EB and the only nerd here is me. Sigh  roll2.gif

#7 follies

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:17 PM

Why not just name them Psi? Would be easier for everyone.

#8 Beltie

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:23 PM

I think you need Ψchiatric help.

#9 purpletemp

Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:37 PM

Hahahahaha

Love it Beltie original.gif

#10 laridae

Posted 11 April 2012 - 07:08 PM

I was just wondering why you'd want to call your kid Psy.

It'd be like calling them P.

Edited by laridae, 11 April 2012 - 07:17 PM.


#11 purpletemp

Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:32 PM

There is no P pronounced in Psi - it's Si like Simon original.gif




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