Andrey (azangru) wrote,


Господи, мужское японское имя Keichi при православной транскрипции по Поливанову совершенно неотличимо от английского женского имени Katie (или Katy). Ну, разве что гласный после к у английского женского имени чаще будет е, чем э.

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