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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. [1]

31 relations: Alphabetical order, Cartouche, Character encoding, Collation, Dakuten, Flag semaphore, Fu (kana), Gojūon, Hepburn romanization, Hiragana, Iroha, Japanese Braille, Japanese language, Japanese phonetic alphabet, Kana, Kanji, Katakana, Loanword, Man'yōgana, Mora (linguistics), Mu (kana), O (kana), Romanization of Japanese, Shift JIS, Space, Stroke (CJKV character), Tsu (kana), Tutankhamun, Ueno (disambiguation), Wabun code, Wi (kana).

Alphabetical order

Alphabetical order is a system whereby strings of characters are placed in order based on the position of the characters in the conventional ordering of an alphabet.

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Cartouche

In Egyptian hieroglyphs, a cartoucheThe New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) ISBN 0-19-861263-X - p.281 "cartouche /kɑː'tuːʃ/ noun a carved tablet or drawing...Arcaeology an oval or oblong enclosing a group of Egyptian hieroglyphs, typically representing the name and title of a monarch.". is an oval with a horizontal line at one end, indicating that the text enclosed is a royal name, coming into use during the beginning of the Fourth Dynasty under Pharaoh Sneferu.

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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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Collation

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

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Dakuten

, colloquially, is a diacritic sign most often used in the Japanese kana syllabaries to indicate that the consonant of a syllable should be pronounced voiced, for instance, on sounds that have undergone rendaku (sequential voicing).

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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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Fu (kana)

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

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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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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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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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Loanword

A loanword (or loan word or loan-word) is a word borrowed from a donor language and incorporated into a recipient language without translation.

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Man'yōgana

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

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Mora (linguistics)

A mora (plural morae or moras; often symbolized μ) is a unit in phonology that determines syllable weight, which in some languages determines stress or timing.

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Mu (kana)

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

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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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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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Space

Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.

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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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Tsu (kana)

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

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Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun (alternatively spelled with Tutenkh-, -amen, -amon) was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332–1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom.

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Ueno (disambiguation)

Ueno is a neighborhood in Taito, Tokyo.

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Wabun code

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

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Wi (kana)

ゐ, in hiragana, or ヰ in katakana, is a nearly obsolete Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.

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References

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

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