Thread: Tori vs Dori
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Old 12-04-2003, 11:15 AM   #2
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No difference. "Tori" comes from the Japanese verb "toru" which basically means "to take." When some consonants are used after certain sounds, they undergo what's called "nigori" in Japanese or "becoming voiced" in linguistic circles. In this case, the "t" sound becomes boiced and becomes "d".

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-- Jun

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