Re: [76attendees] How to pronounce "Hiroshima"

Ole Jacobsen <> Thu, 05 November 2009 19:34 UTC

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Rather than argue about how one might represent sounds in ASCII in a 
manner that we can all agree on (difficult unless you use standard
special characters for such), may I humbly suggest that we use the
Internets which now actually support "multi-media" and "searching"
and you might find something like:

The "best" way to learn how things are pronounced is probably to just 
listen to spoken Japanese, bring a little radio and listen to one of 
the NHK stations that feature just "spoken" Japanese, be it lectures, 
news etc. (You don't have to understand a single word to get a feel 
for the way the language SOUNDS). There are probably Internet audio 
streams for most of this too, local folks can chime in.


Ole J. Jacobsen
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