[EVA] Re: another japanese question
Patrick.Yip at ing-barings.com
Tue Nov 18 16:07:37 EST 1997
PY @ TOKYO
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The sound of B is bilabial and V is labiodental. When transcribing
foreign words to katakana in the past, the subtle nuance between these
sounds could not be reflected by the more simplified Japanese sound
system so B and V were reduced to B (ba, bi, bu, be, bo).
## I read that B and V are also indistinguishable in Spanish. Is it
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