name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name in East Asian cultures
In East Asia, a courtesy name (Chinese: 字; pinyin: zì; literally: "character") is a name given to a person when they become an adult. It is also known as a style name. Today, not many Chinese people have courtesy names.
|Courtesy name (Zi)|
|Traditional Chinese||(表) 字|
|Hanyu Pinyin||(biǎo) zì|