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Old 03-05-2008, 09:06 PM   #13
Josh Reyer
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Re: Translating a name into Kanji?

Cailin Gerrans wrote: View Post
Josh, My name is Cailin, as evidenced by my user info Its pronounced Kay-lin.
Yes, I can quite clearly see how your name is written, but as someone with a commonly mispronounced last name, I wasn't going to assume how it was pronounced. It could have been "kai-lin" for all I knew.

There are a couple of ways to transliterate your name into katakana. I think


...looks the best.

Josh Reyer

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