This Godless Endeavor (lilitaly) wrote in linguaphiles,
This Godless Endeavor
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Sulu?

This is stupid, but I have to know...

George Takei played Mr. Sulu on Star Trek. I'm not a Trekkie, but assuming that, like Takei, Mr. Sulu is of Japanese heritage, how likely is "Sulu" for a Japanese name? The letter L doesn't figure into transliteration from Japanese, does it?
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