How to Pronounce the Top Ten Chinese Family Names? (Part 3-2)
Mandarin Chinese-Lesson 67--Chinese Surnames
2 Review Surname Wang
Zhang is the pinyin romanization of the very common Chinese surname written 张 in simplified characters and 張 in traditional characters. It is spoken in the first tone: Zhāng. It is a surname that exists in many languages and cultures, corresponding to the surname 'Archer' in English for example. Chang is the Wade-Giles romanization; Cheung is commonly used in Hong Kong as romanization.