Posted by Cyborg Stan of CyKoLaJx, Inc. (126.96.36.199) on June 29, 2002 at 21:35:08:
In Reply to: TPM/AOTC Racism Rant posted by The Unknown on June 29, 2002 at 15:43:06:
But here's another interesting note -- all of the Jedi (with only two exceptions) have Asian sounding names. Yoda. Obi-wan Kenobi.
Others covered the other points.....
In Japanese, 'Ken' is the sword for sword. (ie, Kenshin means 'Heart of the Sword', kenjutsu means 'sword style', etc.) An Obi is a wide belt with a smaller belt around it. Kenobi, apparently means 'Sword-Belt' translated literally to english.
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