why is it so common for english speakers to pronounce the loanword "tsunami" with a "s" sound instead of "ts"?

like, the "ts" sound exists in english... and is used in common words like "it's" or "cats"...


Even though the sound exists, it doesn't appear in the beginning of a word.

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