Pronunciation of

Nagasaki

How to pronounce Nagasaki
Nagasaki is a city in Japan and is the capital of the Nagasaki prefecture. The city of Nagasaki is best known internationally as the second city, after Hiroshima, to be attacked with an atomic bomb by the United States on August 9, 1945.
The correct pronunciation of Nagasaki in Japanese can be phonetically transcribed as Nah-gah-sah-kee. To pronounce it correctly, it is important to pronounce an "s" in the -sah part and not a "z" as is often pronounced by English speakers.
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