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The devoicing of vowels in Japanese is determined by the internal phonological environment of Japanese words. There is a relatively small set of circumstances under which it happens, e.g. the vowels 'i' and 'u' are often devoiced between two voiceless consonants (くつ) or following a voiceless consonant at the end of a word (です). With such limited scope under ...


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