How to pronounce Tsukihime?

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How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby GuardianHX » October 18th, 2009, 5:24 am

Is it, "Tsu-key-he-may" or, "Tsu-key-hi-m"?

Which is correct? It's been bugging me for some time...
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby AlinSabel » October 18th, 2009, 6:29 am

Long u, short i, short i, short e.
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby Message » October 18th, 2009, 7:34 am

So Tsu-key-he-may would come close. Mind you, I've yet to hear an American pronounce anything 'Japanese' without cringing...
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby Romdeau » October 19th, 2009, 10:27 pm

Message wrote:So Tsu-key-he-may would come close. Mind you, I've yet to hear an American pronounce anything 'Japanese' without cringing...

The next time I'm within your country's borders, I'll be sure to careful-I know Japanese on a elementary level, so hopefully it won't be too bad.
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby Atriel » October 19th, 2009, 11:58 pm

Message wrote:So Tsu-key-he-may would come close. Mind you, I've yet to hear an American pronounce anything 'Japanese' without cringing...


I can pronounce it perfectly, since Japanese phonetics are almost identical in my language. Just saying :P

The only weird part would be the "may" at the end. You have to ommit the very last sound of that syllable. That "ee" sound.
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby GuardianHX » October 20th, 2009, 4:08 am

Atriel wrote:The only weird part would be the "may" at the end. You have to ommit the very last sound of that syllable. That "ee" sound.

So something along the line's of, "Tsu-key-he-m-*eh*"? With the "eh" being rather faint?
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby Message » October 20th, 2009, 5:04 am

GuardianHX wrote:
Atriel wrote:The only weird part would be the "may" at the end. You have to ommit the very last sound of that syllable. That "ee" sound.

So something along the line's of, "Tsu-key-he-m-*eh*"? With the "eh" being rather faint?

Yeah, that would be a fairly accurate description, I'd say.
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby Mazyrian » October 21st, 2009, 2:18 pm

Yay for having Spanish as mother tongue
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Re: How to pronounce Tsukihime?

Unread postby antidestruct » January 24th, 2010, 11:30 pm

I always said Tsu-key-he-me. Guess I was wrong.
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