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Postby kijeong » Fri 12.30.2005 6:54 am

hi i'm korean and my name in kanji is 金田墓正. how would i pronounce this in japanese? thanks alot.
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RE: how would you pronounce this?

Postby SaigoNoBan » Fri 12.30.2005 8:03 am

Throwing all the Kun readings together into a huge fruit salad I get

"かねだはかせい" (Kanedahakasei)

No idea if this is right or wrong though:|
Does it mean something like, "the gold is truly buried in the rice field"?
Wow, cool! I think it is indeed very true that the determination to work hard is the biggest treasure one can have...

(Off topic... Forgive me for my ignorance, I thought Korea had switched to a fully phonetic alphabet after the war... would you be so kind to tell me more about this please?:))

Yours sincerely and a happy new year to you,
Max
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RE: how would you pronounce this?

Postby kijeong » Fri 12.30.2005 8:23 am

oh it is phonetics. my name in korean would be 김기정 which is gim gi jeong. but when i translate that into chinese, it is 金墓正. the extra 田 is added if i want to modify it to japanese, so it would be 金田墓正. i hope that helped.
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RE: how would you pronounce this?

Postby SaigoNoBan » Fri 12.30.2005 8:38 am

I see. Well in that case it must be, "The true place where the gold is buried". That's pretty cool tooB)
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RE: how would you pronounce this?

Postby Infidel » Fri 12.30.2005 5:09 pm

I think you would just write the kanji and use furigana to help Japanese people pronounce your name as closs as possible and clue them in that it doesn't use standard readings.
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