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Title :英語の音韻体系とカタカナ表記について
Title alternative :On the Phonological Structure of English and Katakana writing
Authors :島袋, 盛世
Authors alternative :Shimabukuro, Moriyo
Issue Date :31-Oct-2015
Abstract :As is well known, katakana (hereafter, kana) is used to write loanwords or foreign words in Japanese. There is a general correspondence between kana letters and English sounds, yet the correspondence is not always one to one. Since the inventory of phonemes in English is larger than that of Japanese, in most cases the correspondences are one in English to more than one in Japanese. By examining the correspondences just mentioned and comparing the phonemes (vowels and consonants) of English with those of Japanese, this paper looks into the possibility that the conventional correspondence between kana letters and the sounds of English can be improved, so that learners of English can take advantage of 'proper' kana writing to improve their pronunciation of English.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :0919-4215
Publisher :琉球大学法文学部国際言語文化学科欧米系
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/34785
Citation :言語文化研究紀要 : Scripsimus no.24 p.1 -22
Appears in Collections:No.24 (2015/10)

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