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2015-06-13 17:15:42 -0500 commented answer what does HYEAEYH stand for?

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2015-06-13 17:14:57 -0500 commented answer what does HYEAEYH stand for?

The reasoning seems rational until the question 'why do that'. We have a very expensive house, ornate with its numerous arched semi circle (roman) entrances etc, then random english lettering, it just doesn't fit given the culture. Although my chinese friends also suggested its random,

2015-06-02 02:34:05 -0500 commented answer what does HYEAEYH stand for?

The suggestion of a mirrored word is great. I'm still not sure if the word is Khyea or Hyea but words both appear in your reference. Why a 'western' word in a old Chinese home/church? Other homes in the village have large Chinese characters built into the walls so it seems to be a period practise.

2015-05-31 03:50:12 -0500 asked a question what does HYEAEYH stand for?

In the Leizhou peninsular China is what seems to be a derelict church with some unique features. One feature is some bold lettering 1.5m x 7.5m, built into the wall, it reads 'HYEAEYH'. I have photos I could forward. It is Palindrome script and last 3 letters EYH are reversed. It's possible the lettering is framed by the letter K 'KHYEAEYHK' (with the last 'K' letter also reversed) or the 'K' could be a architectural feature. The date of the (presumed) church is not clear yet, but I would guess 150 years old. The whole village is derelict but was once a thriving and wealthy merchants village (from the regional sugar trade). There has been missionary work in the area for 400 years and the Catholics church (whom I have also contacted for help) are still active in the area. Any help most welcome.