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hentaigana

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English

Etymology

From the Japanese. Not related to hentai.

Noun

Singular
hentaigana

Plural
hentaigana

hentaigana (hentaigana)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A kana character that is neither hiragana nor katakana.
    • 1985, Earl Miner, Hiroko Odagiri, and Robert E. Morrell, The Princeton Companion to Classical Japanese Literature, Princeton University Press, ISBN 0-691-00825-6, page 281,
      Modern hiragana is a descendant of various earlier versions now usually called hentaigana.

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Japanese

Noun

hentaigana (kyūjitai 變體假名, kanji 変体仮名, hiragana へんたいがな)

  1. A hentaigana.

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