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How to pronounce "Sykkylven"?
Thread poster: melody
melody  Identity Verified
English to Japanese
Jun 19, 2003

It seems like a city name.
I am translating this word to Japanese. Japanese has a tendency to adapt the orininal language's pronunciation.

Can you help me?


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Nina1975  Identity Verified
Norway
Local time: 18:00
English to Norwegian
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Sykkylven Jun 20, 2003

melody wrote:

It seems like a city name.
I am translating this word to Japanese. Japanese has a tendency to adapt the orininal language's pronunciation.

Can you help me?

It is a place name.I don´t know Japanese,but do they translate names?
Anyway,it is a small township with 7200 inhabitants in the west of norway.In Møre og Romsdal county,near Ålesund.
I hope this is any help.


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melody  Identity Verified
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Sykkylven Jun 20, 2003

Thank you for your explanation.

Do they pronounce this like "Sick-killven", or"Psykillven" or ...?



Nina1975 wrote:

melody wrote:

It seems like a city name.
I am translating this word to Japanese. Japanese has a tendency to adapt the orininal language's pronunciation.

Can you help me?

It is a place name.I don´t know Japanese,but do they translate names?
Anyway,it is a small township with 7200 inhabitants in the west of norway.In Møre og Romsdal county,near Ålesund.
I hope this is any help.


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Eivind Lilleskjaeret  Identity Verified
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This is how you pronounce "Sykkylven" Jun 20, 2003

Phonetic transcription (International Phonetic Alphabet: /'syk'ylven/

Good luck with your transcription into Japanese!

Eivind


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Nina1975  Identity Verified
Norway
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yes,more like "psykkylven" Jun 20, 2003

melody wrote:

Thank you for your explanation.

Do they pronounce this like "Sick-killven", or"Psykillven" or ...?



Nina1975 wrote:

melody wrote:

It seems like a city name.
I am translating this word to Japanese. Japanese has a tendency to adapt the orininal language's pronunciation.

Can you help me?

It is a place name.I don´t know Japanese,but do they translate names?
Anyway,it is a small township with 7200 inhabitants in the west of norway.In Møre og Romsdal county,near Ålesund.
I hope this is any help.


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melody  Identity Verified
English to Japanese
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Thank you! Jun 20, 2003

Aligato!

I've never been there. But I have an impression from the literature I am translating that Norway has beautiful nature, art, technology, food (of course), towns, and people!


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