KurenaiJiku (kurenaijiku@rtsfan.com)
Wed, 04 Oct 2000 18:47:39 -0700

dam = protective barrier

gun = uhm...gun

dom = to protect (in JP or read somewhere that dom means that)

At first Tomino was going to name Gundam; Gunboy...but then that sounded
too kiddish and he wanted something more mature. Hence...Gundom...but then
I forget why he changed from Gundom to Gundam. :|


>Gundam does not stand for anything, it is just a name. Not too sure on the
>facts, somewhere along the line a model builder made a decal of the
>acronym, which people think is official (Mark and -Z- would know more
>accurately about how the acronym came about). I don't acknowledge this
>acronym because it was not part of Tomino's original story, but if Bandai
>makes it official then reluctantly I will.
>--- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
>Vince Leon
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Zhao Pan [SMTP:zhaopan@hotmail.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 12:31 PM
>To: gundam@aeug.org
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Gundam. Just a pretty name?
>Gundam stands for General Utility Non-Discontinuity Augmented Manuvering.
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