Why is the name 五右衛門 read as ごえもん?
How can the three kanji 五右衛 be read with only two syllables?
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Some people say that goemon (五右衛門), iemon (伊右衛門) are pronounced like that since it's hard to pronounce 2 or 3 continuous vowel sounds, as it supposed to read as gouemon (ごうゑもん) / iuemon (いうゑもん) per syllable.