How Do You Spell ISSEI?
The word "issei" is a term used to describe a first-generation Japanese immigrant to North America. It is pronounced as /iːˈseɪ/ in IPA phonetic transcription. The spelling of the word is derived from the Japanese language, where "issei" means first-generation. The use of the double "s" in the spelling is due to the fact that the word is transliterated from the original Japanese writing system. The pronunciation is quite straightforward, with the emphasis on the first syllable and a long "a" sound in the second syllable.