Christopher J. Sypal (
Wed, 30 Aug 2000 02:16:13 -0500

At 05:52 PM 8/28/00 -0500, you wrote:
>There are accents in Japanese? I always thought that it was a rather
>monotone language. But, then again, I was wrong about the word "gundam"
>being pronounced "GOON-uh-DAH'm." If you say that fast enough, it does
>sound like "Gun-dam."

 From the very little I know, there are accents, and they tend be different
from where they would be in English.
The most famous would be the Japanese "SA-ku-ra" and the English "sa-KU-ra".

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