From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Help:IPA This is the pronunciation keyfor IPAtranscriptions of Japanese on Wikipedia. It provides a set of symbols to represent the pronunciation of Japanese in Wikipedia articles, and example words that illustrate the sounds that correspond to them.
Standard Japanese is a pitch-accent language, wherein the position or absence of a pitch drop may determine the meaning of a word: /haꜜsiɡa/ "chopsticks", /hasiꜜɡa/ "bridge", /hasiɡa/ "edge" (see Japanese pitch accent ). Unless otherwise noted, the following describes the standard variety of Japanese based on the Tokyo dialect . Consonants [ edit]
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Help:IPA/Japanese - Wikiwand The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet represents Japanese language and Okinawan pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see ((IPA-ja)), ((IPAc-ja)) and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Pronunciation § Entering IPA characters.
The labial spreading diacritic is an extended IPA character. ↑ The Japanese /e/ doesn't quite line up with any English vowel, though the nearest equivalents are the vowel of pay (for most English dialects) and the vowel of met; the Japanese vowel is usually articulated at a point between the two.
Japanese is written without spaces between words, and, to aid understanding, foreign phrases and names are sometimes transliterated with an interpunct separating the words, called a nakaguro (中黒, middle dot); for example, ビル・ゲイツ ( Bill Gates ).
独立行政法人情報処理推進機構 （じょうほうしょりすいしんきこう、 英: Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan、略称: IPA ）は、 日本 の IT 国家戦略を技術面・人材面から支えるために設立された 独立行政法人 （中期目標管理法人）。. 所管官庁は 経済産業省 ...