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A question about r ending names 2017/10/1 15:58
Hi! I want to know how should I pronounce an R ending name. For example, my name is Manar, should I pronounce it "Manaa" when speaking to a Japanese person or "Manaru, Manara etc" Because some people called me those names which sounds weird to me. Manara has a meaning in my mother language "A building that has a light" or something like that LOL.
Thanks for any help!
by Chokohime (guest)  

Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/1 18:44
There are no rules, it is entirely up to you.
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Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/1 20:04
Is the "R" clearly pronounced in your language? Probably in katakana (meaning in Japan-ized pronunciation) it will be either }i[ (ma-na-a) or }i[ (ma-na-a-ru), with a clearly long "naa" in the middle in any case. Does that solve the issue with the meaning in your language?
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Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/2 18:38
Um, Manaaru sounds weirder LOL. The R in my name isn't strong.
I thought about asking my friends, but they don't really know how to pronounce the R. Someone asked me, "How do you pronounce that(" when I told her that my name ends with R.
Anyways, I'll think about it when I really need it someday.
Thank you so much guys!
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Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/2 18:41
Sorry for complaining a lot.
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Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/2 19:06
Again, it's up to you to choose the katakana writing of your name, so just pick the one that is closest to how you want others to pronounce it.
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Re: A question about r ending names 2017/10/15 19:11
Just suggestion. How about just マナ. マナー may be easier for some to remember as "manner" or may end up you teased.
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