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Why is はin 私はread like わ? Is it always read like this in an "A is B" sentence, like AはBです ?

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Base language: English
Category: Language

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    Yes, when は is used as in "A は B です", it is always pronounced wa.

    I'm sorry I don't know much about it so I can't explain it well.
    But, we pronounce "は" as "わ"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_kana_usage
    If you read this article, you can understand a little more.
    I read it in Japanese but I don't understand it well.

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