Learn How to Write in Katakana
practice writing English Names with Katakana Script
What if you want to write your name
It is very common to use Katakana script to write
English names in Japanese.
So, let's see how Japanese people write 'Ken' in
Frist of all, the Japanese
name translation is usually done by using the
phonetic translation which means a suitable Katakana
character is allocated according to the sound of
So, if the name is Ken, there are 2 types of sound
that match one of the Katakana symbol from the 45
Remember, a chart of Katakana syllabary
is called 'a phonetic alphabet'.
So, we decide a Katakana symbol by the sound of
However, some people prefer their names
written in Kanji like a Japanese person' name. In
that case, you need to have a Japanese person to
decide which kanji symbol to use, but unlike Katakana
script, writing names in Kanji is more complex.
If you would like to know more information about
how to write names in Kanji, please go to this site
to see how you name is going to be translated with
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