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First of all, this is based on the premise that there are various theories on the reason of these problems. 慣用読み(reading of a word or kanji using its customary pronunciation) ex.) [輸入]{しゅにゅう} → ゆにゅう [消耗]{しょうこう} → しょうもう These are examples that misuses in the past have been changed into standard usages already. 雰囲気 and 全員 are kinds of them. It seems ...


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全員 surely sounds like ぜいいん [ z ẽ ĩ ] but it's still different from pure ぜいいん [ z e: ĩ ]. It's a normal phenomenon called assimilation and a natural consequence when you pronounce it without being particularly enunciated as [ z e ɴ i ɴ ]. [ e ɴ ] turning into [ ẽ ] is parallel to [ t j ] as in "hit you" turning into [ tʃ ] It's not considered accent or ...



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