Henkei

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  1. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    I've been wondering about this for some time now.

    How do you say Henkei? Is it pronounced Hen K?

    Thanks,
    -Prime
     
  2. Moonscream

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    Hen-kay.

    --Moony
     
  3. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Ok, I thought it was pronounced that way, but just wanted to make sure.
     
  4. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    I probably would've pronounced it Hen-Ky. I also can't pronounce facsimile right.
     
  5. QmTablit

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    Hey, while this thread is here. I was wondering why there's no Henkei section under Toy Resources?
     
  6. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Idk. I guess the Mods/Admins haven't gotten around to it yet.
     
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    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hen-aaarrrgghhh!
     
  8. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    I'm dyslexic, and I swear to you the first time I saw Henkei reported my goofy brain actually read it as Hentai.

    I thought, "OMG! WTF! And I thought Kiss Players were a bad idea..."
     
  9. megamus

    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    I thought it was pronouced "HEy let's charge more for chrome yeKAY"!!!!!
     
  10. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    what the hell does Henkei mean anyway
     
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    That's what I was about to ask... so what DOES Henkei mean?
     
  12. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    This:

     
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    Nice... "mechanical transformation." And... not to be confused with henshin.

    Suddenly, I can't help but harken back to watching Sailor Moon in Japanese... "Usagi, henshin yo!" ("Usagi, transform!")
     
  14. razorchrist

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    And definitely not to be confused with HENTAI.
     
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    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    Too late. I already did.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's actually pronounced: Hen-Keh-EE
     
  17. Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    That was Kiss Play
     
  18. Spoon

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    Really?
     
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    Actually, 'kei' is pronounced 'kay'. If it were spelled 'henkeii', then it would be 'hen-kay-ee'.

    --Moony
     
  20. Nemesis Liger

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    For the longest time I thought it was pronounced "hen-kai"...

    Funny, all this time I never thought to look that word up. 'Course now that I know what it means I can't help but think of how neat it is. Fits rather nicely, I think.
     

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