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Do Japanese actually pronounce the "v" sound?

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4 answers
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How are ambiguous "brother" and "sister" typically translated into Japanese?

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Is the scream "gya" masculine and "kya" feminine?

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What could a phrase like アルコールはダメなんだ possibly mean?

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What quality would 勝手 describe in these contexts?

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Why are some sharks named after birds?

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How to pronounce 1ターン?

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1 answer
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Do translators often convert units of measurement when translating into Japanese?

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Etymology of names of playing cards?

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1 answer
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How to pronounce 繁栄 han'ei?

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Study names end in 論 - criteria?

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What is the correct way to romanize ッジ?

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Can さん or 君 be used on animals?

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What are the differences between 芸術 (geijutsu) and 美術 (bijutsu)?

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Counters for animals: 匹 vs 頭: roughly how big is "big" and how small is "small"?

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1 answer
567 views

What does × mean in titles of Japanese TV shows and comics? [duplicate]

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1 answer
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Is there a methodology for forming the intuition to count in myriads?

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1 answer
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What are the common practice of reading names of modern Chinese people?

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1 answer
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Why is the English word "studio" transcribed as スタジオ?

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Pronunciation of マッハ or シャッフル

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Etymology of the biblical イブ/イヴ as opposed to エバ, and how does the former seem to have supplanted the latter?

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What's the origin of the title 親王?

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二百十日 is read as にひゃくとおか. What about 百十日 or 三百十日? [duplicate]

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What's the difference between 風俗 and 売春?

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What's the English equivalent of ブタ in poker?

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What are the common practices for writing Korean names?