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Si (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) was a Chinese surname during the Xia Dynasty. According to Records of the Grand Historian, the surname of the Xia Dynasty ruler was Si (姒). In general, the Chinese hold Xia founder Yu the Great (禹) to be a descendant of Emperor Yao (堯).

Si (姒)
Language(s)Chinese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese
DerivationEmperor Yao (堯)
Yu the Great (禹)
MeaningEast and West
Other names
Variant form(s)Sa, Sha, Xia, Ha
Derivative(s)Shi, Xi, Ci
See alsoXia Dynasty

Surnames during the XiaEdit

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