Dom Tetreault (email@example.com)
Wed, 29 Nov 2000 12:16:21 -0500
From: Echo|Fox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 11:57 AM
Subject: [gundam] Pronounciation Guide
> What with the dub of First Gundam appearing next year, I figured it would
> time for a new fun game :P
Yay, a new game. Is there beer involved? =)
> Spelling: Gundam
> Japanese Pronounciation: Gandamu
> Possible English Pronounciation: Gundam (we already know this one)
Dead right, I think.
> Spelling: GM
> Japanese Pronounciation: Jim
> Possible English Pronounciation: Jee-Emm
I don't know, I always called it GM like the car company, but that may be
precisely why they don't call it that. And Jim just sounds pansy, I'm sorry.
=) Flip a coin for this one.
> Spelling: Gouf
> Japanese Pronounciation: Goof-uh (this was on the GML a while back)
> Possible English Pronounciation: Gouf (sounding like Gouge?)
Or south, with a toothless slur: souf. =)
I've always pronounced it like that. I know the Zeons liked naming trends:
Zakoo, Gelgoog, Goofoo... =) But Goofoo sounds goofy.
> Spelling: Gyan
> Japanese Pronounciation: No idea, never saw it in action
> Possible English Pronounciation: Gai-ann
Always thought of it as 'giyan'.
> Spelling: Dom/Rick Dom
> Japanese Pronounciation: Dom/Reek Dom (AFAIK, correct me if i'm wrong. I
> remember Reek Deeass from Zeta, so i'm assuming its the same)
> Possible English Pronounciation: Rick (rhymes with lick) Dom (rhymes with
I like Dom, rhymes with Dom, better. ^_~ I wonder why some people romanise
Rick as Rig, if even Zeta has the hard ending? Oh well. Rick Dom/Diaz it is.
I wonder if they'll change the names of the aquatic suits, they all start so
sound the same after a while.
Gundam Mailing List Archives are available at http://gundam.aeug.org/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Nov 30 2000 - 01:58:55 JST