平仮名

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  • 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.)
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  • 5 strokes

    even, flat, peace

  • 6 strokes

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

  • 6 strokes

    name, noted, distinguished, reputation