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Ueno

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A simple one for those in the know, but as someone preparing for their first trip to Japan (two weeks!) I am having an argument with myself on how to pronounce Ueno.
I've heard 'wen-o', 'way-no', 'oo-ay-no' and probably a couple more. Would someone kindly settle this one for me.
 

Mike Cash

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('oo-ay-no' ...would've been my choice for a visitor.)

Mine too, except it opens up the question of how the "oo" should be pronounced. It's clearly the obvious correct answer for anyone who already knows how it is actually pronounced, though. No doubt about that.
 
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