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  • まる maru


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  • noun
    circle (sometimes used for zero)
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  • 'correct' (when marking)
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  • symbol used as a placeholder (either because a number of other words could be used in that position, or because of censorship)
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  • period, full stop
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  • maru mark, semivoiced sound, p-sound
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