Kumamoto-ben(Kumamoto dialect) Basic Words List
Kumamoto-ben – A particular dialect in Kumamoto Prefecture There are many dialects in Japan, for example ‘Kansai-ben’ which is spoken in the ‘Kansai’ Region, ‘Osaka-ben’ which is spoken in the ‘Osaka’ Prefecture , ‘Hakata-ben’ which is spoken in the ‘Hakata’ City and so on. One of them is Kumamoto-ben(Kumamoto dialect). In Kumamoto Prefecture, people often speak in a particular dialect of Japanese which is called Kumamoto-ben. Kumamoto-ben(熊本弁) is similar to dialects in the ‘Kyushu’ Region like Hakata-ben.