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How to write the name Sachiko with "O-" honorific prefix?

ローレン
Asked 6 years ago

Hello, I was wonderfing if anyone could tell me the correct way to apply the old-fashioned "O-" honorific prefix to the name Sachiko. Accoding to Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honorific_speech_in_Japanese#Female_names common suffixes such as "ko" would be dropped, so Hanako would be O-hana with the "O-" honorific prefix, Harumi would be O-haru.


So would Sachiko then become O-sachi with the "O-" honorific prefix applied?


Any insight would be greatly appreciated on this. Thanks in advance,

~ ローレン (Lauren)

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Yes!  Your guess is right.  I have a friend whose name is Sachiko.  And, I call her O-sachi.

Masako
Answered 6 years ago

Thanks so much. :)

ローレン
Commented 6 years ago