Rachael wrote:I thought of another reason for Boris' (first) name. According to Arthurian legend, the trio who found the Holy Grail consisted of Galahad, Percival, and Bors. The romanization of Bors is ボールス, which is close to the romanization of Borus, ボルス. Coincidence?
Raww Le Klueze wrote:eldrasidar wrote:while Roland comes from the tale of the Frankish knight Roland.
Hardly likely since his name isn't Roland in the Japanese game.
Salome oddly enough is female biblical name. It derives from shalom, or peace.
Antimatzist wrote:But it's very similar to Bors-> Borus
Roland (in game): ロラン
Vextor wrote:Riou and Ryu sound pretty different in Japanese, actually. "Riou" itself is also a name of one of the 108 stars in Shui Hu Zhuan.
Wolkendrache wrote:Kai: Either from celtic/germanic, has something to do with "fight"; or from chinese 凯 meaning "victorious".
Which character? Riou doesn't sound chinese at all.
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