Tag: pronunciation

74 What are the differences between じ and ぢ, and ず and づ? 2011-06-17T00:11:40.603

62 Why are the particles "は" (ha⇒wa), "へ" (he⇒e), and "を" (wo⇒o) not spelled phonetically? 2011-06-02T03:38:02.493

54 How to choose between "よん" (yon) vs "し" (shi) for "四" (4) and "しち" (shichi) vs "なな" (nana) for "七" (7)? 2011-06-01T14:55:18.173

49 What are the rules regarding "mute vowels" ("u" after "s" and "i" after "sh")? 2011-06-14T06:12:20.800

45 How important is one's pitch when speaking Japanese? 2011-06-06T02:38:48.130

40 How do parents obscure spoken messages in front of their children in Japanese? 2014-02-05T19:49:08.557

38 Pronouncing が as 'nga' 2011-06-01T01:33:55.800

37 Why is は pronounced as わ when used as a topic particle? 2011-06-01T19:49:13.823

35 What differences should I look out for between male vs female speech? 2011-05-31T22:47:59.243

35 What does the little っ (tsu) signify when at the end of a word? 2011-06-24T01:30:45.877

34 When is 行く pronounced as いく, and when is it ゆく? 2013-07-28T03:08:54.277

31 What is 「々」 and how does it affect meaning and pronunciation? 2011-06-01T10:12:46.593

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

31 Why is Katakana not pronounced Katagana? 2019-07-16T10:45:09.380

27 Rules or criteria for 連濁: Voiced or unvoiced syllables in compound words 2011-08-08T07:18:57.397

27 How can I tell if a Japanese person's given name is male or female? 2017-03-17T18:55:03.377

22 Modern names of the obsolete kana ゑ and ゐ 2011-08-07T05:36:41.797

22 Why is the Japanese currency pronounced "yen" in English? 2012-06-19T18:21:53.497

22 Why is it 「ロワイアル」? 2017-12-04T04:26:49.700

21 Why is 「昨夜」 pronounced as 「ゆうべ」 {yuube} and 「今日」 as 「きょう」 {kyou}? 2011-06-01T08:51:07.970

21 Pronunciation of "何" as "なん" or "なに" 2011-10-19T11:47:25.550

21 How 「えい」 should be pronounced in the words like 英語, 先生, etc? 2012-08-23T12:38:17.110

20 How to pronounce the English alphabet? (A, B, C, ...) 2016-07-15T05:19:44.883

19 Why is konnichiwa spelt こんにちは? 2011-11-20T01:02:31.980

19 What is the more common pronunciation for the r­ōmaji letter Z in Japanese? 2012-07-02T02:45:47.597

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

19 Do native speakers think of prolonged vowels as one long vowel, or two vowel sounds following each other? 2015-12-24T16:56:12.630

19 How do attendance checklists in Japan deal with multiple possible name readings? 2017-03-16T00:49:47.740

18 とっても versus とても 2011-06-08T12:17:41.997

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

17 When Chinese personal names are written in Japanese in kanji is there always an obvious reading? 2011-09-05T12:48:38.370

17 Rules for emphasizing by lengthening sounds 2012-10-15T10:26:57.590

16 How do we decide if 中 is ちゅう or じゅう? 2011-08-22T05:07:31.187

16 Why do Japanese speakers have difficulty pronouncing "L"? 2012-11-05T21:29:09.963

15 Is there a difference between すみません (sumimasen) and すいません (suimasen?) 2011-06-17T15:14:37.923

15 Do any of the Japanese particles have different pronunciations in any dialects? Or extra or missing particles? 2011-07-22T06:39:25.500

15 How do you write the sound "wu"? 2012-12-13T23:00:11.900

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

15 The nasal allophones of /g/ 2015-08-06T16:11:15.983

14 What is the difference between tori vs. dori? 2011-06-08T16:15:23.987

14 How do you pronounce the Japanese "r"? 2011-06-15T10:19:35.230

14 How do Japanese pronounce microseconds (μ秒)? 2012-10-03T17:34:59.770

14 Why is debug デバッグ but bug is バグ? 2013-11-19T03:02:48.647

14 How do native speakers "read" single-kanji signs when those kanji are not also standalone words? 2014-05-10T10:03:12.040

14 How do I read 100°C in Japanese? 2016-04-22T08:52:04.773

13 Pronunciation of 閾値 : いきち or しきいち? 2011-06-01T02:43:27.347

13 Spelling over the phone 2012-01-16T04:38:17.487

13 Why is "Xy" pronounced as "Ki Shi" in Xylitol「キシリトール」? 2012-08-27T13:49:11.893

13 Does 連声【れんじょう】 still happen in the modern language? 2013-11-25T06:40:22.173

13 How do you pronounce みずうみ? (lake) 2014-04-01T08:53:18.910

13 Is it just me, or is "ryokai" pronounced "yokai" regularly? 2016-12-23T21:35:20.290

13 What constitutes a syllable? 2019-06-17T17:43:47.000

12 Pronunciation and meaning of  2011-06-24T06:44:33.957

12 Does the letter "C" attract any superstition? 2011-07-31T13:15:39.737

12 ブラウザ or ブラウザー? Words borrowed from English which end with -er 2014-05-08T11:04:50.167

11 Which readings are used for 漢文? 2013-03-10T02:03:41.960

11 Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations? 2014-06-19T03:54:00.327

10 What changes are made to the pronunciation of gairaigo? 2011-07-23T13:58:12.773

10 Is it true that the べつに when used to mean "nothing particularly" is pronounced differently from when it is used to mean "separately / apart"? 2011-08-04T14:35:42.100

10 How difficult is it for Japanese to distinguish between 五日【いつか】 and 何時か【いつか】 in spoken contexts? 2011-12-22T02:35:26.757

10 What is the proper pronunciation for 十分/10分? じっぷん or じゅっぷん? 2013-02-13T23:19:40.140

10 How do you pronounce "☓☓" as a placeholder? 2013-09-23T06:28:41.803

10 How do I read 数 in ページ数? 2016-02-25T07:25:39.397

10 Pronouncing the ひ sound correctly 2016-08-26T17:15:17.153

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

10 /h/ sound changing in some Japanese counters 2019-09-10T16:43:04.323

9 Are there many words that have the same pronunciation ambiguity as Nihon/Nippon? 2011-10-18T11:30:06.257

9 Does it matter whether you drop vowels in spoken Japanese? 2011-10-19T14:58:29.127

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

9 Difference between うーん and ううん 2012-10-29T05:34:15.717

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

9 Is む sometimes pronounced more like ん? 2013-04-02T15:19:44.047

9 Encountered な with ten-ten 2013-05-16T04:12:08.943

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

9 How do you geminate ら-line sounds? 2013-09-20T23:38:31.273

9 How does one read AxB as in "A by B grid" in Japanese? 2013-10-10T16:30:30.057

9 Does Japanese have a silent ん? 2014-04-25T17:59:34.007

9 How to Pronounce 化学 "Chemistry"? 2014-06-18T13:25:37.420

9 Pronunciation of 九 2014-12-14T09:08:26.987

9 Was 術 (as in 柔術) ever pronounced jitsu? 2019-06-25T19:51:33.763

9 Pronunciation of 上下 2019-07-13T15:26:34.687

9 Why is 日本 read as "nihon" but not "nitsuhon"? 2019-08-20T08:47:07.010

8 I am looking for an online Japanese dictionary with audio pronunciations 2011-07-02T04:57:24.870

8 Do the various verbs pronounced つく differ in intonation? 2011-07-20T09:07:46.217

8 How do you pronounce を after a subject? 2011-11-07T16:17:25.637

8 How to say 24 divided by 8 equals 3 2012-07-10T06:52:42.133

8 Pronunciation of しゃ, し, しゅ, しぇ, and しょ 2013-01-31T03:13:03.860

8 What are the pronunciation differences between speaking and singing Japanese? 2013-02-01T22:07:44.613

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

8 Should I use On reading or Kun reading for numbers? 2013-04-26T01:40:29.043

8 Why does this store named サァラ have a small ァ in the name? 2014-04-20T12:24:11.493

8 Looking Up Whether 御 Is Read お or ご 2014-05-11T17:14:19.653

8 How is 'w' pronounced? 2015-11-01T18:17:56.853

8 How are the traditional 5 elements in the Chinese doctrine of Five Agents pronounced in Japanese? 2015-11-13T10:28:30.150

8 when is ん pronounced as "m"? 2016-01-17T23:50:27.910

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

8 Is there any difference when pronouncing 橋 and 箸? 2016-11-25T09:01:33.590

8 Are バレー (volleyball) and バレエ (ballet) pronounced differently? 2017-02-01T15:13:37.360

8 四つ仮名 yotugana - pronunciation difference 2017-03-29T12:18:06.353