English translation: Minoru; Makoto

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Japanese term or phrase:
English translation:Minoru; Makoto
Entered by: Steven Batti (X)

16:23 Dec 20, 2004
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Names (personal, company)
Japanese term or phrase:
Used as a given name. "Makoto"? "Minoru"?
Steven Batti (X)
United States
Local time: 08:53
Minoru; Makoto
Explanation:
"實" is the older form of "実", as in "実際", and it is pronounced in the same way as "実". Both pronunciations are okay.

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Note added at 2004-12-20 16:31:58 (GMT)
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Sorry: ¥"older form¥" --> ¥"older (or traditional) character¥"
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jsl (X)
Local time: 22:53
Grading comment
Thanks very much daisuke.
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5 +1Minoru; Makoto
jsl (X)


  

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Minoru; Makoto


Explanation:
"實" is the older form of "実", as in "実際", and it is pronounced in the same way as "実". Both pronunciations are okay.

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Note added at 2004-12-20 16:31:58 (GMT)
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Sorry: ¥"older form¥" --> ¥"older (or traditional) character¥"


    Reference: http://dolphin.eng.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/campusinfo/eng/profile/9...
    Reference: http://natsci.kyokyo-u.ac.jp/~musasino/
jsl (X)
Local time: 22:53
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Thanks very much daisuke.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maynard Hogg: My copy of MS IME has 實 for Minoru, but only 実 for Makoto. Handwritten input works too.
19 mins
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