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Naoto Yoshida on #5026

There are several dialects in Japan. Given the island’s long history, the mountainous mainland that acts as a natural barrier, the island’s seclusion from all exterior events until the late 19th century, and the internal isolation of the various shogunates, the development of so many dialects should come as no surprise.