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Nihon or Nippon? （日本）
What do you pronounce "Japan"?
"Nippon" or "Nihon"?
The data which "Nihon" called a land slide victory in collaboration announcement such as the National Institute for Japanese Language recently were given.
This team made a database "Japanese sporken language corpus" for language studies.
Because collection of spoken language is difficult, it is the field that a study doesn't readily go ahead through.
It seems to be recorded about 7,520,000.
It is said that it is the world's greatest thing in a corpus of spoken language.
By an accent of NHK, what do you read with formally?
When there were only 3% the person who was able to pronounce it how difinitely goes for this corpus.
(NHK is japanese national broadcasting)
By the way whichi is a correct answer?
I like reading with "nihon".
however, I pronounce it "Nippon" when I show a foreigner it.
I think it is rhythmical and feels like being easy to learn it.
And I think only our country that there are two readings of by a name of a country.
A name of country is not decided, too.
I feel like symbolizing "vague Japan.
written by aoi