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Etymology

Japanese romanization "hiragana" of 平仮名.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
hiragana

Plural
hiragana

hiragana (hiragana)
  1. (uncountable) The main syllabary for the Japanese language, used to represent native Japanese words, including particles, and when kanji is used, to represent verb and adjective endings.
  2. A letter thereof

See also


Japanese

Noun

hiragana (kanji 平仮名, hiragana ひらがな)

  1. Hiragana: the set of phonetic symbols used to render the Japanese language

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