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I'm not sure if there has been an explanation for the origin of the name 'Zheng Fa', and what these words, assuming they are pinyin, could mean. I can't remember if the names Cohdopia/Allebahst/Babahl have been explained either, but I am not familiar enough with East European languages to guess at root origins - will appreciate it if someone can enlighten me. *did not pay enough attention during gameplay*

Anyway, I speak fluent Mandarin so the name 'Zheng Fa' got me thinking about what characters it might stand for. I'm sorry but pinyin without pronounciation marks just don't do it for me... I need to know LOL.

Here is a list of characters/meanings for the word 'Zheng':

Spoiler: Relevant to context words are in bold font
Simplified Character - Pinyin - Meaning

峥 - zhēng - to excel
征 - zhēng - attack/journey
怔 - zhēng - to startle
挣/争 - zhēng - to struggle/fight
烝 - zhēng - to steam
狰 - zhēng - hideous/fierce looking
睁 - zhēng - to open (eyes)
篜 - zhēng - bamboo

拯 - zhěng - to support/save/rescue
整 - zhěng - complete

挣 - zhèng - to earn/make money
政 - zhèng - politics/government
正 - zhèng - just/correct/upright
症 - zhèng - disease
証 - zhèng - to prove/confirm/verify
证 - zhèng - proof/certificate/evidence


Below is a list of characters/meanings for the word 'Fa':

Spoiler: Relevant to context words are in bold font
Simplified Character - Pinyin - Meaning

沷 - fā - to purge/remove evil/cleanse
发 - fā - to develop/show one's feelings

乏 - fá - short of/tired
伐 - fá - dispatch an expedition against/to cut down
罚 - fá - to punish/penalise

法 - fǎ - the law


发 - fà - hair


If put together, the words 'Zheng Fa' could make the following combinations:

蒸发 - zhēng fā - to evaporate
政法 - zhèng fǎ - legislation/governmental law

Alternatively, there are words which sound similar/could be mistaken with 'Zheng', notably:

真 - zhēn - real

Spoiler: and if combined with 'zheng':
真正 - zhēn zhèng - genuine/true/real


惩 - chéng - punish

Spoiler: and if combined with 'fa':
惩罚 - chéng fá - to punish/punishment
乘法 - chéng fǎ - multiplication


EDIT:

And also, this may also be of interest:

Fa Zheng is a historical person. He was one of the greatest tacticians during the time of the Three Kingdoms in China and was aligned with Liu Bei.

Ignore me if 'Zheng Fa' has already been explained somewhere and please link me to the source. Thanks!
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You don't need to guess at the kanji they used for Zheng Fa, as they're visible in one of the screenshots of case 3. They even went so far as to alter the kanji from the Japanese version. I'm pretty sure the "fa" they went with was "law." Unfortunately I don't have a screenshot, but I think JapaneseGIRL posted a comparison pic in one of the names threads.
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Croik wrote:
You don't need to guess at the kanji they used for Zheng Fa, as they're visible in one of the screenshots of case 3. They even went so far as to alter the kanji from the Japanese version. I'm pretty sure the "fa" they went with was "law." Unfortunately I don't have a screenshot, but I think JapaneseGIRL posted a comparison pic in one of the names threads.


Yeah I vaguely remember seeing something like that, but can't recall it.
I will need to hunt this down.

Thanks for letting me know!
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It was 政法 if I remember correctly.
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