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E (kana)

In Japanese writing, the kana え (hiragana) and エ (katakana) (romanised e) occupy the fourth place, between う and お, in the modern Gojūon (五十音) system of collating kana. [1]

42 relations: Character encoding, Close-mid front unrounded vowel, Collation, Cyrillization of Japanese, E, E (Cyrillic), English language, Flag semaphore, Gojūon, Grammatical particle, Ha (kana), He (kana), Hentaigana, Hepburn romanization, Hiragana, Iroha, Japanese Braille, Japanese language, Japanese phonetic alphabet, Japanese writing system, Kana, Kanji, Katakana, Ko (kana), Kunrei-shiki romanization, Lative case, Letter case, Man'yōgana, Nihon-shiki romanization, O (kana), Okinawan scripts, Romanization of Japanese, Shift JIS, Stroke (CJKV character), Te (kana), Tilde, Transliteration, U (kana), Wabun code, We (kana), Wo (kana), Yevgeny Polivanov.

Character encoding

In computing, a character encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of an encoding system.

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Close-mid front unrounded vowel

The close-mid front unrounded vowel, or high-mid front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages.

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Collation

Collation is the assembly of written information into a standard order.

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Cyrillization of Japanese

Cyrillization of Japanese is the practice of transliterating the Japanese language into Cyrillic script, either to represent Japanese proper names or terms in Russian and the other languages written in Cyrillic, or as an aid to Japanese language learning in those languages.

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E

E (named e, plural ees) is the 5th letter and the second vowel in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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E (Cyrillic)

E (Э э; italics: Э э), also known as Backwards E from Э оборотное, E oborotnoye, is a letter found amongst Slavonic languages only in Russian and Belarusian, representing the sounds and.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Flag semaphore

Flag semaphore is the telegraphy system conveying information at a distance by means of visual signals with hand-held flags, rods, disks, paddles, or occasionally bare or gloved hands.

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Gojūon

The is a Japanese ordering of kana (loosely a Japanese "alphabetical order"), named for the 5×10 grid in which the characters are displayed.

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Grammatical particle

In grammar the term particle has two different meanings.

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Ha (kana)

は, in hiragana, or ハ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.

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He (kana)

へ, in hiragana, or ヘ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which represents one mora.

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Hentaigana

In the Japanese writing system, are obsolete or nonstandard hiragana.

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Hepburn romanization

The is named after James Curtis Hepburn, who used it to transcribe the sounds of the Japanese language into the Latin alphabet in the third edition of his Japanese–English dictionary, published in 1887.

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Hiragana

is a Japanese syllabary, one basic component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji (the Latin-script alphabet).

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Iroha

The is a Japanese poem, probably written in the Heian era (AD 794–1179).

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Japanese Braille

Japanese Braille is the braille script of the Japanese language.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 125 million speakers, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Japanese phonetic alphabet

The is a radiotelephony spelling alphabet, similar in purpose to the NATO phonetic alphabet, but designed to communicate Japanese kana rather than Latin letters.

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Japanese writing system

The modern Japanese writing system is a combination of two character types: logographic kanji, which are adopted Chinese characters, and syllabic kana.

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Kana

are syllabic Japanese scripts, a part of the Japanese writing system contrasted with the logographic Chinese characters known in Japan as kanji (漢字).

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Kanji

Kanji (漢字), or kan'ji, are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese writing system along with hiragana and katakana.

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Katakana

is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin script (known as romaji).

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Ko (kana)

こ, in hiragana, or コ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.

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Kunrei-shiki romanization

is a Japanese romanization system, i.e. a system for transcribing the Japanese language into the Latin alphabet.

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Lative case

Lative (abbreviated) is a case which indicates motion to a location.

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Letter case

In orthography and typography, letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger upper case (also capital letters, capitals, caps, large letters, or more formally majuscule (see ''Terminology'') and smaller lower case (also small letters, or more formally minuscule, see ''Terminology'') in the written representation of certain languages. Here is a comparison of the upper and lower case versions of each letter included in the English alphabet (the exact representation will vary according to the font used): Typographically, the basic difference between the majuscules and minuscules is not that the majuscules are big and minuscules small, but that the majuscules generally have the same height, whilst the height of the minuscules varies, as some of them have parts higher or lower than the average, i.e. ascenders and descenders. In Times New Roman, for instance, b, d, f, h, k, l, t are the letters with ascenders, and g, j, p, q, y are the ones with descenders. Further to this, with old-style numerals still used by some traditional or classical fonts—although most do have a set of alternative Lining Figures— 6 and 8 make up the ascender set, and 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 the descender set. Letter case is often prescribed by the grammar of a language or by the conventions of a particular discipline. In orthography, the uppercase is primarily reserved for special purposes, such as the first letter of a sentence or of a proper noun, which makes the lowercase the more common variant in text. In mathematics, letter case may indicate the relationship between objects with uppercase letters often representing "superior" objects (e.g. X could be a set containing the generic member x). Engineering design drawings are typically labelled entirely in upper-case letters, which are easier to distinguish than lowercase, especially when space restrictions require that the lettering be small.

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Man'yōgana

is an ancient writing system that employs Chinese characters to represent the Japanese language.

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Nihon-shiki romanization

Nihon-shiki or Nippon-shiki Rōmaji (日本式ローマ字, "Japan-style"; romanized as Nihon-siki or Nippon-siki in Nippon-shiki itself) is a romanization system for transliterating the Japanese language into the Latin alphabet.

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O (kana)

In Japanese writing, the kana お (hiragana) and オ (katakana) occupy the fifth place, between え and か, in the modern Gojūon (五十音) system of collating kana.

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Okinawan scripts

Okinawan language, spoken in Okinawa Island, was once the official language of the Ryukyu Kingdom.

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Romanization of Japanese

The romanization of Japanese is the application of the Latin script to write the Japanese language.

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Shift JIS

--> Shift JIS (Shift Japanese Industrial Standards, also SJIS, MIME name Shift_JIS) is a character encoding for the Japanese language, originally developed by a Japanese company called ASCII Corporation in conjunction with Microsoft and standardized as JIS X 0208 Appendix 1.

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Stroke (CJKV character)

CJKV strokes are the calligraphic strokes needed to write the Chinese characters in regular script used in East Asia.

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Te (kana)

, in hiragana, or テ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.

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Tilde

The tilde (in the American Heritage dictionary ˜ or ~) is a grapheme with several uses.

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Transliteration

Transliteration is the conversion of a text from one script to another.

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U (kana)

う in hiragana or ウ in katakana (romanised u) is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.

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Wabun code

The is a form of Morse code used to send Japanese text.

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We (kana)

ゑ, in hiragana, or ヱ in katakana, is a nearly obsolete Japanese kana.

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Wo (kana)

を, in hiragana, or ヲ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.

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Yevgeny Polivanov

Yevgeny Dmitrievich Polivanov (28 February – 25 January 1938) was a Soviet linguist, orientalist and polyglot.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E_(kana)

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