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Japanese accents in Western interiors

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Published by Shufunotomo Co. in Tokyo .
Written in English

  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Decoration and ornament -- Japan -- Themes, motives.,
    • Interior decoration -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeggy Landers Rao, Jean Mahoney ; photographs by Toshiaki Sakuma.
      ContributionsMahoney, Jean., Sakuma, Toshiaki.
      LC ClassificationsNK2084.A1 R36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2104522M
      ISBN 104079746822
      LC Control Number88155032

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Looking at these differences as manifestations of an underlying worldview really helps us to understand both the advantages and disadvantages of the Japanese outlook.As a foreign speaker of Japanese I’m glad that I have learned in the standard accent (hyoujungo).

It is the most useful and versatile for me. My husband’s family’s accent (dialect) is my favorite to listen to, though.

The Kyushu dialects are softe.