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Corrections

Please note that the following needs to be corrected.

 

Chapter 2:

Pg 10

Embedded in most Chinese names are the parents’ aspirations and hopes for their child. should read

Embedded in most Chinese names are the parents’ aspirations and hopes for their children.

 

consciously or unconsciously implicated or associated should read

consciously or subconsciously implicated or associated

 

how others would get their “first impression” of you, should read

how others might get their “first impression” of you,

 

Page 29

[Qiū] 邱 (Ch’iu, Hew, Khoo, Khun, Khu, Yeow, Yow): Small hill, mould should read

[Qiū] 邱 (Ch’iu, Hew, Khoo, Khun, Khu, Yeow, Yow): Small hill, mould. A Chinese surname.

 

Page 39

[è] (F) Pretty lady should read

娥 [é] (F) Pretty lady

 

 

Chapter 3:

Page 65:

The importance of word radicals cannot be over estimated, should read

The importance of word radicals cannot be under estimated

 

Page 93:

“You could only understand after you could read the textshould read

“You could only understand the text after you could read it

 

Chapter 4:

Page 115:

[Chāngjiāng Lí People Autonomous County]昌江_ 族自治县, should read

Six autonomous Counties 自治县[xiàn]: [Báishā Lí People Autonomous County]白沙黎族自治县, [Bǎdīng Lí People Autono­mous County]保定黎族自治县, [Chāngjiāng Lí People Autonomous County]昌江黎族自治县,

 

Chapter 5:

Page 131:

Important episodes during this period include the King of Yue [gōujiàn] 勾践, should read

Important episodes during this period include the King of Yue, [gōujiàn] 勾践

 

Page 147

Chóu Yīng 【仇英】should read

Qiú Yīng 【仇英】

 

Page 149:

In 1984-85 the first Sino-Japanese War, should read

In 1894-95 the first Sino-Japanese War,

 

Page 173:

Xiāo Yán [萧衍]  should read

Xiāo Yǎn [萧衍]

 

Page 181:

Footnote:

The strategy worked until a combination of circumstances, the rise of Genghis and Kublai Khan, as well as conspiracy from Wu San Gui, the gate-keeper, who let the Monguls in. should read

The strategy worked until a combination of circumstances, the rise of Genghis and Kublai Khan, as well as conspiracy from Wu San Gui, the gate-keeper, who let the Manchus in.

Chapter 6:

Page 233:

Now your have enough compassion for the animals, should read

Now you have enough compassion for the animals,

 

Chapter 8:

Page 321:

The five determinants are distributed as follows in a cyclic fashion. Note that the positions of North, South_East and West should read

The five determinants are distributed as follows in a cyclic fashion. Note that the positions of North, South, East and West

 

Page 336

33. 'Metal-monkey' 丙申 bǐngshēn should read

33. 'Fire-monkey' 丙申 bǐngshēn

 

34. 'Metal-rooster' 丁酉 dīngyǒu should read

34. 'Fire-rooster' 丁酉 dīngyǒu

 

Page 365

[jǐyǒu] 己酉 “Earth-rooster” 1919, 1979 should read

[jǐyǒu] 己酉 “Earth-rooster” 1909, 1969

 

Chapter 10:

Page 414

 It is definable in shape, and is serves as a joyful, pleasurable site. should read

 It is definable in shape, and serves as a joyful, pleasurable site.

 

Page 423

The scenario which reflects the outcome  which could be analysed should read

The scenario which reflects the outcome is obtained as a hexagram which could be analysed

 

With good judgment, lot of common sense  should read

Taking into account the time factor (month and day of divination), good judgement, lots of common sense

 

Page 426

You could consultant books or website

You should consult books or website

 

My word of thanks to our readers Adam Junid, Chin Sooi Chon, Gao Hanyi, KH Toh, Eddie Hwang for pointing out the errors.

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