Need help^_^

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Need help^_^

Post by kat_san23 » Sat 11.18.2006 5:17 pm

I need help on how to pronounce the japanese vowels..two together like >>> ae ai ao au ie iu io ia ei ea eu eo ou oe oi oa.. ^_^ . :) :)

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Post by flammable hippo » Sat 11.18.2006 5:23 pm

Hi, first off, it might have been better to look around the site for pronounciation guides before posting this thread. Clay has put up a lot of in depth stuff. Second, just pronounce each letter seperately (oe-o e, ao-a o) and eventually some of them like ai and ei will begin to sound more slurred as you speed up and will sound like eye and ay respectively. Try listening to native speakers if you can. They normally have the best pronounciation.
Two muffins were baking in an oven. One turns to the other and says "sure is hot in here." The other replies "AH TALKING MUFFIN!"

二つのマフィンがオーブンで焼かれていた。片方のマフィンがもう一方のマフィンに向かって、"暑いね”と言った。すると、話しかけられたほうのマフィンは"アッ!喋るマフィンだ!”と驚いた。 :)

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Post by kat_san23 » Sat 11.18.2006 5:28 pm

ok ill look then! thank you! ^_^ :)

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Post by flammable hippo » Sun 11.19.2006 12:11 am

どういたしまして
Two muffins were baking in an oven. One turns to the other and says "sure is hot in here." The other replies "AH TALKING MUFFIN!"

二つのマフィンがオーブンで焼かれていた。片方のマフィンがもう一方のマフィンに向かって、"暑いね”と言った。すると、話しかけられたほうのマフィンは"アッ!喋るマフィンだ!”と驚いた。 :)

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