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仮名遣い. usage of kana, は vs. わ, 書く vs. かく etc.

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Do speakers that distinguish all four yotsugana in speech preserve the non-rendaku ぢ and づ in writing?

According to Wikipedia (and some posters here), Kagoshima Japanese resists the じ・ぢ and ず・づ mergers, much in the same way that various English dialects retain differences between words like meet and ...
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Is this furigana a typo?

I have a set of traditional poem cards. One of the poems has the line: 嵐の庭の 雪ならで and furigana is given for the kanji. On the 庭 kanji, the furigana is には. My dictionaries give にわ instead. Is this a ...