Does anyone else still say "Rai-yoo" for Ryu?


#1

Ryo, or Kyo for that matter?

Obviously since the SF2 OVA or the name announces in Super SF2, we’ve known it’s “Ree-you” or “Deeyu”

I still say “Rai-yoo” same for like names. Kyo = “Kai-oh” Ryo = “Rai-oh”

Fuck it. Sue me.


#2

Reeyu.

/thread.

You could have just asked this shit in FGD or the lounge.


#3

Yes and I do it on purpose. :tdown:


#4

It’s Raul…


#5

I say ‘rai’-yoo.

I play Gief, think I care about his feelings?

Plus it sounds better…and its what I called him his whole life.

  • :bluu:

#6

rai-you or ree-you, I think in the sfxt trailer ken calls him “ruu”


#7

So do the “RAI YOU” people say that for SHO RAIYOOU KEN too?

Guess they can just skip it to say dragon punch, SRK, uppercut…


#8

It’s Roo or Re-u, no idea why there are two different ways to say it.

And yes this didn’t need it’s own thread.

In ST he says WHORE-YOU-CAN! Because you can abuse it


#9

Rye-You here.

Don’t know for sure which is correct, but calling him “roo” sounds weird.

Show-Roo-Ken is the correct way to say SRK last i checked. That does not necessarily mean the “Ryu” part is the correct way to say the character’s name.


#10

/unwatch thread. :tup:

(Alpha 2. Select, announcer: “DYU.” christ giving us a cutscene sf x tek for reference. :bluu: )


#11

I say “asshole” and proceed to selecting Blanka.


#12

Yes. Force of habit. I dunno, if I pronounce ‘Ryu’ correctly in an English conversation, I feel like those ‘worldly’ school teachers with the sandals and the toe ring, who roll the fuck out of their tongues when they say a Spanish word (whether the word had an ‘R’ sound or not).

http://imgur.com/sZkOO.gif

Evo announcers butcher the crap out of Japanese words.


#13

No, because I know the Japanese pronounce “R’s” like "L’s"
It’s Lye-ooh


#14

As long as you don’t say “rooo” it’s all good.

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#15

The japanese cant pronounce the L at all, you are thinking about the chinese


#16

I say RAI-YOO, because fuck those Asians, we own this shit now.


#17

rai you

cuz im not jap so why the fuck would i use the jap pronunciation?


#18

i’m pretty sure the correct pronunciation is “r-eye-you”.


#19

If the man had a problem with being called Rai -Yoo, he would have said something.

Where he at? I don’t see him correcting no one. So fuck fictional people and they names, names get butchered all the time in the real world, you deal with it.


#20

Better than hearing people say “Gully” for Guile…