Post Reply Phonetically subtitles, for learning Japanese
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Posted 10/6/15
Hi, my suggestion/feature request is to add read phonetically subtitles (English),
This will be huge for learning how to speak Japanese from Anime and you will get lots of new users and can make this a premium-members only feature.
So when you choose the subtitles language from the right-click menu, there will be a new subtitles option for this one.
If you already have subtitles in Japanese so you may use Google translate (manually or using the API) to do the job for you as Google Translate is doing a nice job having this feature as shown in this example screenshot:
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Posted 10/7/15
Google Translator makes tons of mistakes, so I doubt this a good function to use.
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Posted 10/7/15
Yep, not to translate Japanese to English, but to translate Japanese to read phonetically! :)
For example to translate おはよう into Ohayō, NOT to real English as good morning, if you do want to know the meaning then switch back to English subtitles.
So this will help to know how to pronounce Japanese and remember it much better, that's how you will learn to speak and understand Japanese, not read and write.
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Posted 10/8/15
If there is a way to put my hands on the Japanese subtitles, then I can develop a browser extension for that.
But it should be in the core, it will be huge for all Japanese learners.
You can just go to google translate website paste a long Japanese text, and translate it to Japanese even that it's already Japanese which what will cause the translator to decide to show you the original without trying to translate the text, and below the non-translated text there will be that read-phonetically text that you can use for subtitles.
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Posted 10/11/15
It would be awesome if the phonetic pronunciations of the Japanese anime scripts could be put up alongside the subtitles. Unfortunately I haven't too much of this with any subbing groups.. It would probably take a lot of effort to put in, but it would really be good for language studies.
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Posted 10/13/15
You should just take classes imo
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