平仮名

Also written as: 
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Reading

Readings of the Japanese word.

The word is written in kanji with furigana over each character. There is also the transliteration written in kana (hiragana or katakana) and romaji using the Hepburn method. Some words indicated by the symbol have a computer-generated audio that can be listened to by clicking on it.

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  • (ひら)()()
    ひらがな (hiragana)

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  • usually written using kana alonenoun
    hiragana, cursive Japanese syllabary used primarily for native Japanese words (esp. function words, inflections, etc.)
    • see also: 
  • hiragana {Japans cursief lettergrepenschrift}
    • hiragana, syllabaire cursif japonais utilisé principalement pour les mots d'origine japonaise (en part. les mots fonctionnels, les désinences, etc.)
      • Hiragana, japanisches Silbenschriftzeichen
        • хирагана (один из двух шрифтов яп. слоговой азбуки, обычный шрифт в печати и письме); (), (ср.) かたかな
          • hiragana
            • hiragana, 48 silabas, silabario cursivo

              Kanji in this word

              Analysis of the kanji ideograms forming the word.

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              • 5 strokes

                even, flat, peace

              • 6 strokes

                sham, temporary, interim, assumed (name), informal

              • 6 strokes

                name, noted, distinguished, reputation