The difference between じ(ジ), ぢ(ヂ), ず(ズ), づ(ヅ)


What are these pronunciations exactly?

In Tokyo pronunciation, both じ and ぢ are pronounced "ji", both づ and ず are pronounced "zu".


じ = ぢ ji  「じ」で書くことが原則です。ex:にほんじゅう

づ = ず zu 「ず」で書くことが原則です。ex: いなずま



四つ仮名『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』


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現代仮名遣い『ウィキペディア(Wikipedia)』


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