Which sequences of kanji and/or kana form accepted ways to write a given word, particle, or other speech sound.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

16
votes
3answers
727 views

Rules for emphasizing by lengthening sounds

Sometimes, sounds are lengthened for emphasis. For example, see "とっても versus とても". What are the rules governing this process? Are there restrictions on where lengthening can be inserted? とっても or ...