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Hepburn romanization

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is a system for the romanization of Japanese, that uses the Latin alphabet to write the Japanese language. [1]

63 relations: ALA-LC romanization, American National Standards Institute, BSI Group, Cabinet of Japan, Chōonpu, Circumflex, CRC Press, Daniel Jones (phonetician), De facto, De jure, Edo, Gemination, Gojūon, Gunma Prefecture, Harold E. Palmer, Haruhiko Kindaichi, Hiragana, Historical kana orthography, James Curtis Hepburn, Japan Railways Group, Japanese writing system, JSL romanization, JTB Corporation, Kana, Kanō Jigorō, Katakana, Kenkyūsha, Kudzu, Kunrei-shiki romanization, Labial consonant, Latin alphabet, Latin script, Law of Japan, Library of Congress, List of ISO romanizations, Macron (diacritic), Mass media, Matcha, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan), Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, National Diet Library, Newspaper, Nihon-shiki romanization, Niigata, Niigata, Occupation of Japan, Orthography, Osaka, Otto Jespersen, ..., Phonology, Prefectures of Japan, Romance languages, Romanization, Romanization of Japanese, Seoul, Sokuon, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, Telegraphy, The Japan Times, Tokyo, Wāpuro rōmaji, Yōon. Expand index (13 more) »

ALA-LC romanization

ALA-LC (American Library Association - Library of Congress) is a set of standards for romanization, the representation of text in other writing systems using the Latin script.

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American National Standards Institute

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.

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BSI Group

BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.

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Cabinet of Japan

The is the executive branch of the government of Japan.

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Chōonpu

The, also known as,,, or Katakana-Hiragana Prolonged Sound Mark by the Unicode Consortium, is a Japanese symbol that indicates a chōon, or a long vowel of two morae in length.

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Circumflex

The circumflex is a diacritic in the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts that is used in the written forms of many languages and in various romanization and transcription schemes.

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CRC Press

The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.

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Daniel Jones (phonetician)

Daniel Jones (12 September 1881 – 4 December 1967) was a London-born British phonetician who studied under Paul Passy, professor of phonetics at the École des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne (University of Paris).

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De facto

In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.

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De jure

In law and government, de jure (lit) describes practices that are legally recognised, whether or not the practices exist in reality.

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Edo

, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.

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Gemination

Gemination, or consonant elongation, is the pronouncing in phonetics of a spoken consonant for an audibly longer period of time than that of a short consonant.

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Gojūon

The is a Japanese ordering of kana, so it is loosely a Japanese "alphabetical order".

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Gunma Prefecture

is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region.

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Harold E. Palmer

Harold Edward Palmer, usually just Harold E. Palmer (6 March 1877 – 16 November 1949), was an English linguist, phonetician and pioneer in the field of English language learning and teaching.

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Haruhiko Kindaichi

Haruhiko Kindaichi (金田一 春彦, Kindaichi Haruhiko; April 3, 1913 – May 19, 2004) was a Japanese linguist and a scholar of Japanese linguistics (known as kokugogaku).

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Hiragana

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

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Historical kana orthography

The, or, refers to the in general use until orthographic reforms after World War II; the current orthography was adopted by Cabinet order in 1946.

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James Curtis Hepburn

James Curtis Hepburn (March 13, 1815 – September 21, 1911) was an American physician, translator, educator, and lay Christian missionary.

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Japan Railways Group

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as, consists of seven for-profit companies that took over most of the assets and operations of the government-owned Japanese National Railways on April 1, 1987.

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Japanese writing system

The modern Japanese writing system uses a combination of logographic kanji, which are adopted Chinese characters, and syllabic kana.

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JSL romanization

JSL is a romanization system for transcribing the Japanese language into the Latin script.

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JTB Corporation

(aka JTB), is the largest travel agency in Japan and one of the largest travel agencies in the world.

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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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Kanō Jigorō

was a Japanese educator and athlete, the founder of Judo.

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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 rōmaji).

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Kenkyūsha

The is a publishing house with headquarters in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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Kudzu

Kudzu (also called Japanese arrowroot) is a group of plants in the genus Pueraria, in the pea family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae.

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Kunrei-shiki romanization

is a Cabinet-ordered romanization system to transcribe the Japanese language into the Latin alphabet.

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Labial consonant

Labial consonants are consonants in which one or both lips are the active articulator.

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Latin alphabet

The Latin alphabet or the Roman alphabet is a writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language.

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Latin script

Latin or Roman script is a set of graphic signs (script) based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, which is derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet, used by the Etruscans.

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Law of Japan

The Law of Japan refers to the entirety of the legally achieved norms in Japan.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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List of ISO romanizations

List of ISO standards for transliterations and transcriptions (or romanizations).

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Macron (diacritic)

A macron is a diacritical mark: it is a straight bar placed above a letter, usually a vowel.

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Mass media

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

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Matcha

is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves.

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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

The, also known as MEXT, Monka-shō, and formerly the, is one of the ministries of the Japanese government.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)

The is a cabinet-level ministry of the Japanese government responsible for the country's foreign relations.

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Ministry of International Trade and Industry

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (通商産業省 Tsūshō-sangyō-shō or MITI) was one of the most powerful agencies of the Government of Japan.

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Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

The, abbreviated MLIT, is a ministry of the Japanese government.

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National Diet Library

The is the national library of Japan and among the largest libraries in the world.

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Newspaper

A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

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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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Niigata, Niigata

is the capital and the most populous city of Niigata Prefecture located in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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Occupation of Japan

The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth.

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Orthography

An orthography is a set of conventions for writing a language.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Otto Jespersen

Jens Otto Harry Jespersen or Otto Jespersen (16 July 1860 – 30 April 1943) was a Danish linguist who specialized in the grammar of the English language.

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Phonology

Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.

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Prefectures of Japan

Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.

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Romance languages

The Romance languages (also called Romanic languages or Neo-Latin languages) are the modern languages that began evolving from Vulgar Latin between the sixth and ninth centuries and that form a branch of the Italic languages within the Indo-European language family.

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Romanization

Romanization or romanisation, in linguistics, is the conversion of writing from a different writing system to the Roman (Latin) script, or a system for doing so.

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Romanization of Japanese

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

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Sokuon

The is a Japanese symbol in the form of a small hiragana or katakana tsu.

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Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers

The Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) (originally briefly styled Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers) was the title held by General Douglas MacArthur during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II.

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Telegraphy

Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε têle, "at a distance" and γράφειν gráphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Wāpuro rōmaji

, or kana spelling, is a style of romanization of Japanese originally devised for entering Japanese into while using a Western QWERTY keyboard.

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Yōon

is a feature of the Japanese language in which a mora is formed with an added sound, i.e., palatalized.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hepburn_romanization

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