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Although かぶしきかいしゃ is not wrong, かぶしきがいしゃ is more common in recent years, as explained in other answers. When the word 会社 follows a noun and forms a compound noun, it's usually read がいしゃ. For example, 株式会社 かぶしきがいしゃ 合名会社 ごうめいがいしゃ 合資会社 ごうしがいしゃ 合同会社 ごうどうがいしゃ 有限会社 ゆうげんがいしゃ 保険会社 ほけんがいしゃ 食品会社 しょくひんがいしゃ 格安航空会社 かくやすこうくうがいしゃ ...


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There are entries from 9 dictionaries on kotobank.jp. Three give no explicit reading, three say かぶしきがいしゃ, and three say かぶしきかいしゃ. Could it be any more inconclusive? I think I always hear it with rendaku, and two of the nine dictionary entries are from 大辞林 and 大辞泉, two popular monolingual dictionaries. These two may not be entirely independent indicators, ...


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It's つうじょうばん. 版【はん】 = version, edition Although 版 is read as はん by itself, 版 in 通常版 would be read as ばん, due to rendaku phenomenon.


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Even if you read 6分 as ろくふん, it's ok. But ろっぷん is easier to pronounce and much more common. It's the same when it's used like 5.6分, which is usually ごーてんろっぷん.


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株式会社 is pronounced both kabushiki kaisha and kabushiki gaisha. But it is predominantly pronounced kabushiki gaisha today in Japan. By the same token, more people call 投資信託会社 (investment trust company) tōshi shintaku gaisha instead of tōshi shintaku kaisha. When you voice 株式 and 会社 separately, you should pronounce them kabushiki and kaisha individually. We ...


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つうじょうばん. For some reason this kanji always exhibits rendaku voicing when in suffix environment. 通常版【つうじょうばん】, 限定版【げんていばん】 "limited edition", 保存版【ほぞんばん】 "collector's edition", 英語版【えいごばん】 "English version", キリシタン版【ばん】 "(Medieval Japan) Jesuit Mission presses" etc. And as a counter-word: 1版 いっぱん 2版 にはん 3版 さんぱん or さんはん 4版 よんぱん or よんはん 5版 ごはん 6版 ろっぱん or ろくはん ...


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There's two possible explanations here, and from a little bit of searching, it doesn't seem like anyone knows which is right (or that anyone's really thought much about it). Option 1: Rendaku plus metathesis (as Earthling suggested). te + tsutau > tedzutau > tetsudau. There might be another example of this happening with 舌鼓 - shita + tsutsumi > ...



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