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comment Is accent position predictable for -i verbs in Osaka/Kansai?
@alexandrec yes i think you're right. i guess this is good. one other mention though, adjectives like ええ (and others) must be considered as monomoraic, not bimoraic. the reason is that the accent, which is a phonological process, associates before the phonetic lengthening which is a derivational process (occurring after all phonological processes finish). i'm working out an answer, but if this Q is properly reformulated with this, i can save space not having to explain this in my A.
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comment Is accent position predictable for -i verbs in Osaka/Kansai?
You should change the title to "Are accent positions predictable in Kansaiben?" and ask the general case. Even though Kansaiben is known and assumed as a dialect, the term is informal and not used very often by linguists. Nonetheless, it's a functioning word, and that's the name that the majority of JLU users know it by.
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comment Does an international OR standardized phonetic alphabet/notation system exist to depict all the Hiragana/Katakana sounds?
I should point out that in my answer here I only mentioned phonemic string writing with the IPA. Phonetic string writing, which is the transcription of allophones not phonemes, takes place with the same symbols but '[]' braces are used instead of '//' slashes as delimiters. Phonemes are preverbal "units of sound", they don't actually have an acoustic signature. A phoneme string is retrieved, processed and converted into a allophonic string (which has a phonetic signature) during speech articulation.
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comment Does an international OR standardized phonetic alphabet/notation system exist to depict all the Hiragana/Katakana sounds?
@dainichi yeah, you're right, it's underspecified. I need to think about how to fix that without mentioning allophones though.
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comment Does an international OR standardized phonetic alphabet/notation system exist to depict all the Hiragana/Katakana sounds?
I wrote a sloppy machine readable mapping a little while back, you can look at it to just get a sense of the size and complexity of the task forum.gaijinpot.com/…
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