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Phonetic Contractions

Postby BigKahuna13 » Wed 11.22.2006 6:46 pm

Anyone know where I can get my hands on a reasonably complete list of common phonetic contractions - things like 〜てる 〜ちゃった and the like?

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RE: Phonetic Contractions

Postby paul_b » Wed 11.22.2006 6:53 pm

BigKahuna13 wrote:
Anyone know where I can get my hands on a reasonably complete list of common phonetic contractions - things like 〜てる 〜ちゃった and the like?

Not a reasonably complete list, no.

There's a little bit on sound changes in the wagawiki.

Anyway here's one you might well not have come across ... こった = ことだ.
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RE: Phonetic Contractions

Postby punkgrl326 » Wed 11.22.2006 7:00 pm

I came across that once...
"Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily."

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