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Old 12-25-2009, 06:40 PM   #8
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Re: O-Sensei a Shinto Priest?

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Maggie Schill wrote: View Post
I agree, English is not entirely phonetic. However that's not what is being argued. Why English speakers spell it "S-h-i-n-t-o" is what is being argued, and those reasons are phonetic in origin.
Oh, there is a thingy called the "Hepburn Romanization System". That's why.

Ref.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hepburn_romanization
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