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21:52 Jul 17, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Dorothea
Leroy Spates

Summary of answers provided
na +1DoroshiaPhilip Ronan
naドロシ-ア (doro-see-ah)mkj
na -1doroteeJ_R_Tuladhar



3 hrs peer agreement (net): -1

There is no "thea" sound in Japanese, so
we have to make do with similar sounds.

Therefore, the above is how your name
would be pronounced in Japanese.

It could also be "dorosee".

Hope this helps.

Local time: 11:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in NepaliNepali
PRO pts in pair: 14

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  mkj: It's Dorothea and not Dorothy, so it should sound more like "doro-see-ah"if the name is used in the Englishspeaking envi
11 hrs
  -> sorry: I thought Dorothea was pronounced like Dorothy.
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11 hrs peer agreement (net): +1

This matches the actual pronunciation more closely.

Philip Ronan
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 94

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henry Dotterer
1 day 8 hrs
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15 hrs
ドロシ-ア (doro-see-ah)

If the person "Dorothea" is from the English-speaking environment, the name should be pronounced like "doro-see-ah" in Japanese. If she's from Europe, it should sound like "doro-teh-ah"(ドロテーア) in Japanese.

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