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Re: Phonology and Questions

From:John Mietus <sirchuck@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 9, 2000, 10:12
Marcus Smith spake, saying:

> Douglas Koller wrote: > >> I don't recall having heard it with /a/, but /o/ occurred in the name Kyoto >> (pronounced "Kyot'") (rarely). > > I've heard _baka_ "stupid" pronounced as [bak]. > > Marcus
_baka_ means "stupid"? Now that Shoonen Knife song makes so much more sense. John