Ok I was wondering. If they had phonebooks on kryipton where would I find Superman's number ? Under the K's or the E's ?
Superman in the Phonebook ?
not everyone names their kids the way they do in America, even just going to different parts of the world things would mess up your phonebooks
but yes it would be under E
if you look at Kryptonian names you'll notice that the portion after the hyphen is what's shared from individual to individual and is the name of their house or surname...the bit before the hyphen is their first name in the case of a male, and in the case of females, they keep their father's first and last name as their full last name and get a name without a hyphen as their first name
I think even though his House name is El, Kal-El is still one word. I've always pronounced it Kallel. I think when they call him Kal it's the equivalent to calling a person named Christopher, Chris.
If my logic here holds water then as each Kryptonian technically only has one name I think Kal-El would be in the phone book under K.
@0n1zuka: Ok so again even if a word has a Hyphen in it it still counts as two words ? So If Shang-Chi was in the phonebook his name would be under C and not S ? What About Hyperion I think his birth name is Zhib-Ran. That means he will be under R ? or Noh-Varr he would be under V not N ?
@Kid_Omega_Prime: Hyphenated words are one word, but if Superman put his name in a phone book, it would be under E since El is his last name. Same for Shang-Chi, Zhib-Ran, and Noh-Varr, if the second word is their last name.
Sorry about my earlier post, I was wrong about it being two words.
Ok here is the reason I asked its because i'm making a list of some of my favorite heroes and on the "K" section I need 7. 5 On DC and 2 on Marvel. So for for DC I have Superboy, Cosmic Boy, Ted Kord and Spartain. For Marvel I have Hellion and Kaine. Now if superman is in the "E" section I could add Starman (Thom Kallor) see my delema.
@Kid_Omega_Prime: Superboy could be in the E section as Kon-El, if you are trying to free up K room. Superman is in the House El, so El is definitely his last name. Making him under the E's if classifying by kryptonian name, or K for Kent if going by Earth name
@r3d_rob1n: Well I was going to put Superboy in the "P" section for Project 13 but I dissided to put him in the "K" section for Kent. I gess I could put Superman in the "K" section to but I would have to kick off ether Starman or Cosmic Boy ? Oh maybe Ted Kord and put a different human somewere else. IDK ? : (
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