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Japanese....SinDiphthongs

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hai (yes), taipu (typing), hitai (forehead)
omae (familiar 'you'),
ae
te (bravely), Sazaesan
ao (blue), taoreru (fall)
mau (dance), au (meet)
   
eigo (English), neiro (timbre)
tearai (toilet), neage (inflation)
te o dasu (to meddle),
keorimono (woollen goods)
meushi (cow)
   
yane (roof), yasui (cheap)
îe (no)/ie (house)
yokushitsu (bathroom),
kekkyoku (after all)
Tôk, Hjungo (Tokyo dialect)
kto (religion), kyotô (leader)
gniku (beef), gn(milk)
mei (famous)/yume (dream)
   

yoake (dawn)

toire (toilet)
kakoi (enclosure)/kakk(attractive)
koe (voice)/kôen (park)
ôu (cover)/ou (chase, follow)
   
ueki (plant), ue (up)
uisuki (whisky), kaisui (seawater), tsui (pair)
towaku (embarassment), warui (bad)
uoza (Pisces)
 

Our warmest thanks go to ...

Speaker Geographical origin Date of recording Approx age

Fumiaki Ichihara
Mari Okazawa

Osaka
Tokyo
February 6th 2002
February 6th 2002
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