Why do The Untamed characters have two names? (2023)

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Why do people in The Untamed have two names?

Why do Wei Ying and Lan Zhan call each other by their formal names, while most everyone else calls them Wei WuXian and Lan WangJi? Lan 藍 is the family name. Zhan 湛 is his formal name (名) and WangJi 忘機 is his courtesy name (字). Wei Ying 魏嬰 is the formal name, and Wei WuXian 魏無羨 is the courtesy name.

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Why does Lan Wangji have so many names?

When people call you by your 号, it adds another layer of respect but also some distance. In the drama you often hear the lower generation Lan clan boys calling Lan Wangji as Han Guang Jun, because they are a generation below, calling him by either his 名 or 字 would be inappropriate.

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How do names work in The Untamed?

The courtesy name, in The Untamed, is given early on. In many wuxia/xianxia novels, you will find the characters don't receive their courtesy name until they are adults. This is a name friends, acquaintances and peers (those of equal standing) use. The title is just what it says on the box.

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Why does Wei WuXian name his flute Chenqing?

情 qing in this case can refer to “feelings” or “a situation”. So I've seen some fans saying that when wei wuxian named his flute Chenqing 陈情, it represents his silent desire to tell his side of the story — his feelings, what really happened, his situation.

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Why does Lan Zhan have 3 names?

Why do Wei Ying and Lan Zhan call each other by their formal names, while most everyone else calls them Wei WuXian and Lan WangJi? Lan 藍 is the family name. Zhan 湛 is his formal name (名) and WangJi 忘機 is his courtesy name (字). Wei Ying 魏嬰 is the formal name, and Wei WuXian 魏無羨 is the courtesy name.

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What does Bichen mean?

Meaning. 避尘 bìchén – lit. to avoid dust; to avoid worldly matters.

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What is Wei Wuxian courtesy name?

Wei Ying (魏婴, Wèi Yīng), courtesy name Wei Wuxian (魏无羡, Wèi Wúxiàn) is the founder of Demonic Cultivation and a former disciple of the Yunmeng Jiang Clan.

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Why is Lan Wangji's guqin named Wangji?

Lan Wangji's Qin is also name Wangji, as I've explained in a previous video/blog post, it means forgetting trickery and manipulation.

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What is Lan Wangji courtesy name?

Lan Zhan (蓝湛, Lán Zhàn), courtesy name Lan Wangji (蓝忘机, Lán Wàngjī) is the second young master of the Gusu Lan Clan. Titled as Hanguang-Jun (含光君, Hánguāng-jūn), Lan Wangji is one of the Twin Jades of Lan, alongside his older brother, Lan Xichen.

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What does Mo Xuanyu name mean?

meaning "do not, is not, can not" or "there is none who -" 玄 xuán – black/mysterious. 羽 yǔ – feathers.

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Why can t Wei Wuxian use Suibian?

Wei Wuxian stops carrying/using Suibian because he knows that in his hands, it will act as nothing more than an ordinary sword. His method of cultivation is no longer suitable for the sword. Suibian is tied to both Wei Wuxian's soul and his golden core.

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How did Lan Zhan recognize Wei Wuxian in the untamed?

Lan Zhan recognizes Wei Ying because he's playing the song Lan Zhan sang to him in the cave.

Why do The Untamed characters have two names? (2023)
Why did Wei Wuxian name his sword whatever?

Wei Wuxian did not intend to name it Suibian, but he could not think of a suitable name for it. He told Jiang Fengmian to name it "whatever," and when the sword was given to him he found that it had actually been named Suibian.

What is LAN Sizhui courtesy name?

He was then adopted into the Gusu Lan Clan as Lan Yuan (蓝愿, Lán Yuàn) and given the courtesy name Sizhui.

Did Wei Wuxian use Bichen?

At once, Wei WuXian clenched Bichen and forced it inside his body with greater strength, starting to push and pull.

Why is it called WangXian?

Its name is a portmanteau of Lan Wangji's and Wei Wuxian's courtesy names.

What is the name of Wei WuXian flute?

Chenqing (陈情, Chénqíng) is Wei Wuxian's flute.

Why does Lan Zhan have a scar?

In EP 12 of MDZS animated (season 3/finale), there is a quick scene where Lan Zhan picks up the branding iron. This happened after Wei Wuxian died, and Lan Zhan was punished for defending him.

What is Lan Wangji's Guqin called?

Mo Xuanyu. Wangji (忘机, Wàngjī) is Lan Wangji's seven-stringed guqin.

What does Wangji name mean?

“Wangji” is a Taoist phrase which means “to hold oneself aloof from the world”. The direct translation is “to forget about worldly crafts”.

What is Xue Yang's sword called?

Jiangzai (降灾, Jiàngzāi) was Xue Yang's sword, which he hides in a modified Qiankun sleeve. The name of his sword literally translates as "to release catastrophe."

What does Lan Sizhui call Wei Wuxian?

Wei Wuxian sometimes takes him into town to play, and he affectionately calls him "Xian-ge." On one occasion, Wen Yuan refers to Wei Wuxian as his "mama."

What is MDZS full name?

Mo Dao Zu Shi (Chinese: 魔道祖师; pinyin: Módào Zǔshī; lit. 'Demonic Path Ancestral Master') is a donghua series based on the novel of the same name written by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu (Chinese: 墨香铜臭).

What does LWJ call WWX?

LWJ calling WWX by his birth name is a big deal, but not so the other way round, since WWX addresses Jiang Cheng, Wen Ning, and Wen Qing by their birth names too.

What does GUSU LAN mean?

The Gusu Lan Clan (姑苏蓝氏, Gūsū Lán Shì) is a cultivation clan based in the Cloud Recesses, a residence on a remote mountain outside the city of Gusu.

What does Lan WangJi headband mean?

Audio Drama Covers - Lan Wangji without his forehead ribbon. “The meaning behind the forehead ribbon is to regulate oneself, and no one else can touch it. Only when you meet and fall in love with your fated person will this restriction be unnecessary.”

Why does Lan WangJi have whip marks?

In the book, Lan Wanji got his whipping after the battle of Nightless City. He saved Wei Wuxian by injuring 33 elders of the Lan clan, resulting in him getting 33 whips as his punishment.

What is the ship name for Wei Wuxian and Lan WangJi?

WangXian is the slash ship between Lan Wangji and Wei Wuxian from the Mo Dao Zu Shi fandom.

What is the real name of Lan Zhan in the untamed?

Birth name: Lan Zhan (Chinese: 蓝湛). Also known as Hanguang Jun (Chinese: 含光君), or the Light Bearing Lord, he is the second young master of Lan sect and one of the Twin Jades of Lan.

What did Lan WangJi name his rabbits?

Mo Dao Zu Shi | WangXian. Summary: At last, Wei WuXian discovers the names of Lan WangJi's rabbits. “Wei Ying.” Wei WuXian was just about to treat Lil' Apple to a delicious juicy apple when he heard Lan WangJi call his name.

How old was Mo Xuanyu when he died?

He is 26-27 in the novel. he was taken to the Lanling Jin sect at 14 just after the death of Jin Zixuan (so 12-13 years before the revival of wwx). In cql it is much, much less clear. there's the 16 year death of wwx, and no mention of how old mo xuanyu was when he was taken to the lanling jin sect. T_T.

Is Yan a female?

Yan is a feminine name of Chinese origin that means “beautiful.” Yan has been used as a surname and a place name throughout China and is steeped in antiquity.

Is Xuan A Boy or a girl?

Xuan is a unisex given name.

Why does Jiang Cheng hate wuxian?

After the war, Jiang Cheng is infuriated when Wei Wuxian chooses to protect the remnants of the Qishan Wen Clan and defects from the Yunmeng Jiang Clan, as Jiang Cheng recalls Wei Wuxian's promise to be twin heroes together.

Does Wei Wuxian still have a golden core?

After Wei Wuxian's identity is exposed at Golden Carp Tower, Wei Wuxian reclaims Suibian, though his lack of Golden Core means he still cannot use it for long.

Why do Wei Wuxian and Mo Xuanyu look the same?

By the Drama's universes' rules, when the body became "owned" by Wei Wuxian, the way it looked changed in order to reflect the spirit within aka WWX, so yes, in the Drama, present-day WWX looks exactly the same as he did 16 years prior.

How many names does Lan Wangji have?

Lan Zhan (蓝湛, Lán Zhàn), courtesy name Lan Wangji (蓝忘机, Lán Wàngjī) is the second young master of the Gusu Lan Clan. Titled as Hanguang-Jun (含光君, Hánguāng-jūn), Lan Wangji is one of the Twin Jades of Lan, alongside his older brother, Lan Xichen.

Why does no one call Jiang Cheng Jiang Wanyin?

He doesn't call Jiang Cheng “Jiang Wanyin” because he's not a stranger, or a disciple of another sect. He doesn't call Jiang Cheng “shidi” because they were basically raised together as close as brothers.

Who is the main couple in The Untamed?

Synopsis. 16 years in the past when Wei Wuxian was a teenager and had visited the Gusu Lan Sect to take training, he met his soulmate Lan Wangji, the righteous, quiet natured man born of a noble family.

What gender is Wei?

Unisex: 唯, "only"

What is the name of Wei Wuxian flute?

Chenqing (陈情, Chénqíng) is Wei Wuxian's flute.

Why did Lan Wangji have scars?

After WWX died, LWJ found a leftover branding iron and as he was wasted, he burned himself in the same spot WWX was burned because as he said in the Cave of Xuanwu, the mark would be left on him forever and it could never be forgotten.

How did Jiang Cheng recognize Wei Wuxian?

When Wei Wuxian flees from Jin Ling's spiritual dog Fairy, Jiang Cheng takes it as proof that "Mo Xuanyu" is actually Wei Wuxian. He captures him and keeps Fairy close while he interrogates him. Wei Wuxian admits his identity, and Jiang Cheng angrily reminds him of his remark about Jin Ling's mother.

Does Wen Qing love Jiang Cheng?

The Web Series depicts Wen Qing and Jiang Cheng meeting while they study at the Cloud Recesses. His feelings towards her are strong hinted to be romantic, as he even vows to protect her if she would leave the Qishan Wen Clan. She refused, citing her family.

Who is Wei Wuxian's lover?

Immediately afterward, however, Wei Wuxian publicly declares his love by reassuring Lan Wangji that he had "really wanted to sleep with" him. The two marry shortly after the incident at the Guanyin Temple, and they maintain a loving, passionate relationship.

What episode does Wei Wuxian confess?

"Confessions of Love" is the nineteenth episode of Mo Dao Zu Shi Q.

Do they kiss in The Untamed anime?

Instead, in the drama's fraught moment between the two estranged cultivators, their protracted silent gaze stands in for the kiss, just as it does with the show's heterosexual romantic pairings (e.g., Jiang Yanli and Jin Zixuan, who also never kiss during the drama).

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