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Origin of the name NGO-KWANG.
Etymology of the name NGO-KWANG.
Meaning of the baby name NGO-KWANG.

  

NGO-KWANG (娥皇).  Cantonese and Vietnamese form of Chinese Ehuang (q.v.), meaning "beauty-august."  Also written Ngo-Hwang, and O-Huang. (A Tonic Dictionary of the Chinese Language in the Canton Dialect, Williams, 1856; and, Railroad Gazette, v.41, 1906).  In mythology, this is the name of the sister of Nüying and wife of the mystical ruler Shun.

... O Huang and her sister Nu Ying were the wives of Shun, the "Perfect Emperor" (2317-2208 B.C.).  When he died, and was buried near the Hsiang River, they wept so copiously over his grave that their tears burned spots on the bamboos growing there, and thus was the variety known as the "spotted bamboo" created.  Eventually the despairing ladies committed suicide by throwing themselves into the river... (Fir-flower Tablets, Ayscough-Lowell, 1921.

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