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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby crazyapple998_514273 » November 10th, 2016 5:22 am

What about declon/declan?it is with an 'o' but it may not be possible with it.thanks

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby crazyapple998_514273 » November 10th, 2016 5:23 am

What about declon/declan?it is with an 'o' but it may not be possible with it.thanks

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » November 17th, 2016 6:14 pm

san,
konnichiwa.
You are welcome. :)
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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » November 21st, 2016 5:24 pm

さん、
Konnichiwa.
It should beデックランor デクラン.
You can choose one of them. :)
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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby agoats_513126 » November 28th, 2016 7:09 am

Which would be the more correct way of doing my name? By translating the characters or by how it is commonly pronounced?

ALVIN translations from spelling:
アルヴィン aruvuin a lu vu ēn (stumbling, sounds weird)
アルビン arubin a lu bē n (still stumbling, still sounds odd)

ALVIN Asians repeating what I say comes out as:
アオベン aoben a-ow ben (no “L”, v becomes b, most common spoken)

Generically, is it better to go with how it's pronounced and I will more readily recognize, or to try to match spelling which often sounds weird and I may not answer to?

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » November 29th, 2016 4:35 pm

Alvinさん
こんにちは。 :)
Actually it is up to you.
We don’t have any rules for katakana writing at all.
Some words are already decided though.
You can choose one yourself.
If I give you recommendation, that would beアルヴィン.
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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby jim.schuler » November 30th, 2016 6:47 am

Generically, is it better to go with how it's pronounced and I will more readily recognize, or to try to match spelling which often sounds weird and I may not answer to?

Katakana only cares about sound. Whatever relationship we find between Katakana (and, for that matter, Hiragana) and English letters is only incidental through how English letters often create those same sounds. There is no deeper relationship to warrant emphasizing English spelling at the expense of pronunciation.

I'd go with アオベン

Besides, it's your name; of course you want the one that you most easily recognize.

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » December 30th, 2016 11:37 am

Jim schuler san
Konnichiwa. :)
Thank you for your comment.
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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby Taylor.crain04_514829 » January 1st, 2017 2:13 am

My name is Taylor Crain, so what would it be in Japanese?

Thanks in advance!

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby LeesaJohnson » January 9th, 2017 8:23 pm

My name is Leesa.

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby hanskamp1966_514936 » January 16th, 2017 2:01 am

I have decided that my name, Hans Kamp, is in Japanese カンプハンス, kanpu hansu.

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » January 18th, 2017 8:23 pm

Hi ,
Thank you for posting.

I think your name, Taylor Crain, is pronounced "テイラー・クレイン(Teirā Kurein)" in Japanese.
Let me add that R and L are not distinguished clearly in Japanese :shock:

Hope this helps you.

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » January 24th, 2017 5:21 pm

Leesaさん、
こんにちは。
I think your name is リーサ in Japanese.


konnichiwa.
I think that is good.
:)
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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby community.japanese » January 25th, 2017 6:18 pm

Hi Quote hanskamp1966,
Thank you for the comment! and introducing yourself :D

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Re: What's my name in Japanese? (make requests here!)

Postby HadiSy » March 1st, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's my attempt at copying and pasting (for now) :P

ちぐさ: 初めまして。
Hi everyone..
im very excited to be learning.

My entire name: Syed Abdul Moeed Hadi.
Pronounced: Sayyedd Abdul Mu-eed Haa-dhi

Thanks :)

ちぐさ: 宜しくお願いします。


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