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Re: Pronunciation

I emailed a friend of mine who speaks Japanese, and he wrote back:

Here’s my spelling: die-sukay

But don’t pause at the dash, and shorten the “kay” – almost as if there were no Y.

I’m not sure if I have the pronunciation skills to pull it off.

Meanwhile, he also wrote:

The blogger who wrote “golf announcers noted carefully that one should say Die-Soo-Kay, not Die-Soo-Kee. The latter is an endearment for a woman.” He’s close – “dai suki” means “I like/love you” – either male or female can use it.

As a Yankee fan, I’m just hoping he turns out to be another Hideki Irabu.

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