mirai y (zafikel@hotmail.com)
Wed, 15 Mar 2000 21:08:59 EST


>From: BlazeEagle@aol.com
>
>Bandai is pronounced "Bandai", correct? Has anyone noticed that when Bandai
>is spoken out loud, sometimes News programs call Bandai, Bondai? Do they
>even
>try to pronounce stuff correctly? :) Or is there a company called Bondai?
>
>Aaron

I think it sounds that way because "A" in Japanese doesn't sound like the
American "a" in "apple". It's actually the hard "u" sound, as in "under".

mirai
______________________________________________________
Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com

-
Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/



This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Mar 16 2000 - 11:11:38 JST