Spelling Bee preparation tips for English Words from Japanese

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Spelling tips for Words from Japanese:

The following spelling tip comes from Merriam-Webster's Spell It! spelling bee preparation list for Words from Japanese. These spelling tips apply specifically to the Spelling Bee Practice: Words From Japanese spelling list for SpellQuizzer:
"A long e sound (\ē\) is very common at the end of Japanese words and is usually spelled with i as in sushi, teriyaki, wasabi, Meiji, odori, and several other words on the list."

"The sound of long e is spelled simply with e in some words from Japanese. Examples include karate and karaoke."

"An \ü\ sound is also a common way to end Japanese words and is spelled with u as in haiku, tofu, and kudzu."

"Long o (\ō\) at the end of a word from Japanese is spelled with o as in honcho, mikado, sumo, and miso."

"A long a sound (\ā\) heard in geisha is spelled ei in some words from Japanese. Four of the challenge words have this spelling of the long a sound and contain the word element sei, which means “generation.” "
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