Tag: phonetics

35 What do the shapes △ ◯ ╳ ◻ mean in Japanese? And are there variations in meaning, depending on whether or not the shape is filled? 2016-08-16T15:10:42.877

31 Why the "H" is pronounced as "Sh" in some cases? 2011-06-23T08:39:33.157

21 Pronunciation of す in です and the end of ます verbs 2012-04-06T22:09:10.610

19 Except for pitch, what are the differences in pronunciation between Kansaiben and Tokyoben? 2012-09-30T03:51:20.717

18 Actual phonetic realization of "devoiced" vowels 2011-07-13T22:22:19.807

16 Is there a radiotelephony alphabet standard for kanji, similar to NATO phonetic alphabet ("alfa, bravo, charlie")? 2015-12-27T17:57:32.670

15 Why does the g tends to sound more like a m or n? 2012-02-18T00:08:22.213

15 Do Japanese actually pronounce the "v" sound? 2015-05-24T12:08:02.820

13 "y"-sound insertion after intervocalic ん 2012-02-17T03:50:31.670

10 How does ウァ differ from ワ and ヴァ? 2012-12-19T10:42:42.767

9 Repeating the vowel sound of the mora that precedes gemination in songs 2011-10-23T13:22:27.327

9 「はは」(母) and ハ行転呼 2013-03-24T13:17:58.583

9 How is リィ pronounced? 2013-05-28T08:34:12.190

8 What Japanese lullabys are available to provide early Japanese exposure to children? 2011-11-16T03:44:58.390

8 "Arigatō" and "gozaimasu" combined into a single word? 2012-09-08T03:09:25.597

8 Origin of the pronunciations of 観音 and 漢音 2016-02-28T22:33:49.627

8 Can we predict if a kanji has a reading that ends in long う 2016-11-27T09:41:03.980

7 Utterance initial [ɾ] 2012-07-15T12:15:00.630

7 Teaching the difference between "see" and "she" in English 2013-09-09T07:43:37.747

7 What is the correct pitch accent for ううん? 2018-04-10T10:20:28.393

7 Did labialized consonants remain in Ryūkyūan? 2019-09-27T08:06:49.260

6 Rule on vowel devoicing? 2016-01-07T16:38:34.677

6 Pronunciation of ん before a fricative 2017-02-15T17:25:41.917

5 バカヤロウ to バゲロ [mature content] 2011-07-29T14:17:19.783

5 How to pronounce 繁栄 han'ei? 2015-05-24T12:15:56.230

5 Native pronunciation of the character "し” 2015-06-01T12:19:22.197

4 Siri's pronunciation of ふ 2014-01-06T19:21:09.623

4 Why does 背く sound like そむふ in this sentence? 2014-05-22T03:55:06.590

4 Is there any phonetic rule behind readings 馬場{ばば} and 馬場{ばんば}? 2015-09-13T03:46:17.860

4 Desu pronounced dess: what about other words? 2016-10-11T16:36:26.130

4 Pronunciation of words with ん followed by sokuon 2018-03-06T13:35:32.143

3 Pronunciation of ワンマン運転 2013-05-28T00:49:19.450

3 Pronunciation of マッハ or シャッフル 2015-05-24T12:22:07.307

3 When spoken casually, how different do 「た」 and 「だ」 in 「頂きます」 sound to native speakers? 2015-10-05T17:22:26.087

3 Why isn't the word for triangle トラヤングル? 2016-02-02T19:54:05.857

3 連濁 in proper nouns 2017-02-24T12:36:41.780

3 Why are voiced and unvoiced consonants both acceptable for the same word? 2019-06-08T13:38:15.580

3 pronunciation of 拗音 2019-10-30T14:02:58.450

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

3 Pronunciation question for consonants k/g and t/d 2020-01-30T19:40:07.370

2 When does /r/ become a trill? 2013-09-23T04:40:44.037

2 Is the 'h' in Japanese pronounced the same as the 'f'? 2014-07-14T21:46:48.460

2 Why is -ng transcribed as ング? 2017-02-06T04:23:23.747

2 When is お pronounced「ä」instead of「ō」? 2017-07-26T23:06:15.130

2 Why is the English word "studio" transcribed as スタジオ? 2017-10-12T01:18:37.807

2 Are the Japanese し and the Mandarin "xi" really both [ɕ]? 2017-12-01T18:18:20.600

2 Pronunciations of と/ど, た/だ, ち/じ 2019-05-16T22:22:52.780

1 What does the て and た forms look like before 音便? 2017-08-23T12:42:17.103

1 What is pimsleur saying (shtain desnoga)? 2017-10-11T22:48:12.280

1 I need help with a Japanese Haiku 2018-10-23T00:45:35.223

1 What is the correct romaji/kanji for a phrase that sounds like “fui cabaru” 2019-01-05T01:29:23.320