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  • proper n. A common surname of east Asian derivation.
  • proper n. A name for God in the Eckankar religion.
  • proper n. A chant consisting of many people singing "Hu" together.


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  • HU JINTAO Profiled in: 2002Back then: The enigmatic Hu was about to take over as president of China.


  • The name Hu, for one, is shared by about 80 percent of residents.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Born in 1963 in the crowded industrial seaport city of Tianjin on the bustling Bohai Gulf in northeastern China, he was given the name Hu Shitai by his dissident parents, who endured years in Mao Tse-tung’s brutal labor camps during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution that lasted from 1966 to 1976.

    The Shadow Market

  • LICHTMAN: So David Hu is this mechanical engineer.

    Physics Of Giant Pumpkins

  • But what really separates Qian Hu from the many mom-and-pop businesses of the tropical-fish-farming industry is the attention paid to safely shipping such a fragile creature to customers overseas.

    Swimming Upstream

  • Asked if the judges deliberately ruled in Hu's favor, Mark said: I'd hate to think that but you get the feeling out there, when someone clearly misses, all the shooters out there can tell if he missed or hit it.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Chin-Lung Hu is known for his slick fielding at shortstop more than a big bat.

    World team tops Americans in All-Star Futures game

  • It is easy to label Hu hypocritical, especially on the rule of law, yet the gap between his rhetoric and how the party and the government behaved was no greater than can be found in many other societies.


  • Further, part traffic cop, part informer, part discussion moderator, and all done without the knowledge of her fellow students, Hu is a small part of a huge effort in mainland China to sanitize the Internet.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » “Let the Winds of a Civilized Internet Blow”

  • In Dengfeng city, some 700 kilometers south of Beijing, home to the Shaolin Temple famous for Kungfu, a father decided to name his newborn son "Hu D" -- Hu is the surname and the English letter D was the newborn's given name.

    Archive 2005-11-01


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  • Spotted online as meaning the 'Human Element'

    after the periodic table.

    November 1, 2018