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Postby KaitosKun » Sat 05.05.2007 6:28 am

It's just a spelling error but on this page:

http://thejapanesepage.com/kanji/kanji. ... nji_id=496

Shouldn't the romanji be:
shichi nin no samurai wo mimashita ka?
not
shichi nin no samurai o mimashita ka?
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RE: spelling error

Postby lalaith » Sat 05.05.2007 7:15 am

No, the を is a particle used to indicate an object, therefore, it's pronounced "o."

Ignore this if you already know it, but in addition to the を pronounced "o", when used as particles はis pronounced "wa" and へ is pronounced "e".
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RE: spelling error

Postby saraLynne » Sat 05.05.2007 7:22 am

KaitosKun wrote:
Shouldn't the romanji be:

Romaji. No 'n'.

shichi nin no samurai wo mimashita ka?
not
shichi nin no samurai o mimashita ka?


No.
Yes.
Maybe.

I am of the opinion that if you are going to romanize 'wo' then you ought to use kunrei-siki entirely.

siti nin no samurai wo mimasita ka?


But ultimately, both romanizations are technically correct. 'wo' is pronounced 'o'.
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RE: spelling error

Postby KaitosKun » Sat 05.05.2007 3:54 pm

okay :P

and it's romanji or romaji I think :P I search using romanji on google and it still works lol...and if no 'n' then why did you add an n in romanize? wouldn't it be like romajize?XD anyways <.<
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RE: spelling error

Postby richvh » Sat 05.05.2007 3:59 pm

It's romaji because the Japanese word is ローマ字, not ローマン字, and it's "romanize" because that's an English word, not derived from ローマ字.
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