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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Dehitay » Sun 10.21.2007 9:17 am

luky wrote:
no; it wasn't sarcastic at all. i was saying that it seems like he knows what he's talking about. sorry if it looked like an insult. i'm just not into smiley emoticons, that's all.


Ha ha, I kind of figured it wasn't sarcastic. The cause is that Mike has an incredibly bad reputation with newcomers here so the idea of one complimenting him threw some people off.
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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Mike Cash » Sun 10.21.2007 1:00 pm

Dehitay wrote:
luky wrote:
no; it wasn't sarcastic at all. i was saying that it seems like he knows what he's talking about. sorry if it looked like an insult. i'm just not into smiley emoticons, that's all.


Ha ha, I kind of figured it wasn't sarcastic. The cause is that Mike has an incredibly bad reputation with newcomers here so the idea of one complimenting him threw some people off.


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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by f00fbug » Sun 10.21.2007 8:05 pm

There is a very slight difference between ず and づ. In the case of づ you can hear a faint 'd' sound at the beginning of it.

But yeah, ぢ and じ sound exactly the same. ;)

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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by AJBryant » Sun 10.21.2007 8:22 pm

f00fbug wrote:
There is a very slight difference between ず and づ. In the case of づ you can hear a faint 'd' sound at the beginning of it.


Really? :|


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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Harisenbon » Sun 10.21.2007 9:04 pm

f00fbug wrote:
There is a very slight difference between ず and づ. In the case of づ you can hear a faint 'd' sound at the beginning of it.


Hearing that would surprise a lot of Japanese people, I think. ;)
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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by spin13 » Mon 10.22.2007 2:17 am

f00fbug wrote:
There is a very slight difference between ず and づ. In the case of づ you can hear a faint 'd' sound at the beginning of it.


There is a very slight difference between 'fat' and 'phat.' In the case of 'ph' you can hear a faint "No, no, no, the other 'fat'! With a 'ph!'" at the end of it.

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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Mon 10.22.2007 8:16 am

In some dialects, at least, つ and づ are different.
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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Mike Cash » Mon 10.22.2007 8:42 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
In some dialects, at least, つ and づ are different.


Hell, I thought つ and づ were different regardless of dialect. (Or did you mean ず and づ?)
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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Mon 10.22.2007 7:27 pm

Yes, I meant ず and づ.
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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by burstandbloom » Thu 10.25.2007 10:43 pm

i still can't figure out how to type づ with a mac.

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RE: ぢ/づ

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Thu 10.25.2007 11:02 pm

It's not "du" or "dzu"?
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