Tag: long-vowels

29 What does the use of a dash (instead of a character) to extend a sound mean? 2011-08-11T22:13:13.847

10 Do native speakers pronounce long vowels えい or おう as one long vowel, or two different vowels? 2018-12-20T01:28:24.387

9 Long O — when is it OU and when OO? 2017-02-15T17:10:35.317

8 What is the difference between the wave dash 〜 and long vowel marker ー when marking long vowels? 2013-04-07T21:11:34.763

7 Why are long vowels represented differently in hiragana and katakana? 2015-01-13T00:47:35.713

6 Does the ー represent a double vowel or a long vowel sound? 2012-06-21T12:38:28.420

6 Why is "boyfriend" transliterated as 「ボーイフレンド 」 instead of 「ボイフレンド」? 2016-08-01T22:19:31.647

6 Long vowel AND extension? 2017-08-04T22:29:44.377

5 Should 「ソウル」 be pronounced as "so u ru" or "so: ru"? 2014-12-17T16:35:48.203

5 Pronouncing ない as ねい / ねえ (also ~oi to ~ei) 2016-12-02T15:45:23.820

4 things that look like long vowels but aren't 2012-02-18T16:35:22.657

4 How to write long sound to emphasize words? 2017-06-03T03:53:13.923

4 Why does ボウル use a vowel kana rather than a long vowel mark? 2017-12-01T10:26:16.643

4 How is the long O sound pronounced when followed by を? 2018-02-18T20:31:49.883

3 Correct romanization for ベオウルフ (Beowulf) and the use of ō 2016-02-11T18:59:37.717

3 Are there many occurrences of elongated syllables throughout the language? 2019-01-22T17:15:51.290

3 Do native speakers learn consonant and vowel length easily, or is it difficult? 2019-12-05T02:12:44.583

2 What is the correct romanization of イー? 2013-02-13T06:58:26.977

2 ー vs small kana vs long kana for writing long vowels 2014-03-26T12:03:45.080

2 Kanji with long あー sound 2016-07-30T14:09:44.087

2 Why are う and い used to prolong ~O and ~E, instead of お and え? 2017-03-03T20:02:35.960

1 Can the last い in かわいい be dropped? 2016-07-18T19:24:59.987

1 Long vowel followed by っ 2016-07-31T11:51:09.377

1 A grammar issue? 2019-07-01T21:00:54.130