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あ in hiragana or ア in katakana (romanised a) is one of the Japanese kana that each represent one mora.
Ainu (Ainu: アイヌ・イタㇰ Aynu.
In digital typography, the TrueType font Arial Unicode MS is an extended version of the font Arial.
In modern Japanese, principally refer to kanji used to phonetically represent native or borrowed words with less regard to the underlying meaning of the characters.
A billboard (also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising structure (a billing board), typically found in high-traffic areas such as alongside busy roads.
Zhuyin fuhao, Zhuyin, Bopomofo (ㄅㄆㄇㄈ) or Mandarin Phonetic Symbols is the major Chinese transliteration system for Taiwanese Mandarin.
Broadcast Markup Language, or BML, is an XML-based standard developed by Japan's Association of Radio Industries and Businesses as a data broadcasting specification for digital television broadcasting.
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.
Cha siu is a popular way to flavor and prepare barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine.
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.
ち, in hiragana, or チ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
The clerical script (Japanese: 隷書体, reishotai; Vietnamese: lệ thư), also formerly chancery script, is an archaic style of Chinese calligraphy which evolved from the Warring States period to the Qin dynasty, was dominant in the Han dynasty, and remained in use through the Wei-Jin periods.
Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant.
The, 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).
Dermatology (from ancient Greek δέρμα, derma which means skin and λογία, logia) is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases.
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.
Eleanor Harz Jorden (1920 – February 18, 2009) was an American linguistics scholar and an influential Japanese language educator and expert.
are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and web pages.
Enclosed Ideographic Supplement is a Unicode block containing characters for compatibility with the Japanese ARIB STD-B24 standard.
Engelbert Kaempfer (German Engelbert Kämpfer, Latin Engelbertus Kaempferus; September 16, 1651 – November 2, 1716) was a German naturalist, physician, and explorer writer known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693.
Extended Unix Code (EUC) is a multibyte character encoding system used primarily for Japanese, Korean, and simplified Chinese.
"Formosan languages" is a cover term for the languages of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan, all of which belong to the Austronesian language family.
Fried rice is a dish of cooked rice that has been stir-fried in a wok or a frying pan and is usually mixed with other ingredients such as eggs, vegetables, seafood, or meat.
ふ, in hiragana, or フ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
is a Japanese reading aid, consisting of smaller kana, or syllabic characters, printed next to a kanji (ideographic character) or other character to indicate its pronunciation.
is Japanese for "loan word" or "borrowed word", and indicates a transliteration (or "transvocalization") into Japanese.
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.
The glottal stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages, produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract or, more precisely, the glottis.
In typography, a glyph is an elemental symbol within an agreed set of symbols, intended to represent a readable character for the purposes of writing.
The is a Japanese ordering of kana, so it is loosely a Japanese "alphabetical order".
Graphemics or graphematics is the linguistic study of writing systems and their basic components, i.e. graphemes.
Gugyeol is a system for rendering texts written in Classical Chinese into understandable Korean.
は, in hiragana, or ハ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
Hakka, also rendered Kejia, is one of the major groups of varieties of Chinese, spoken natively by the Hakka people throughout southern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and throughout the diaspora areas of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and in overseas Chinese communities around the world.
are katakana characters displayed at half their normal width (a 1:2 aspect ratio), instead of the usual square (1:1) aspect ratio.
In CJK (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) computing, graphic characters are traditionally classed into fullwidth (in Taiwan and Hong Kong: 全形; in CJK: 全角) and halfwidth (in Taiwan and Hong Kong: 半形; in CJK: 半角) characters.
へ, in hiragana, or ヘ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which represents one mora.
The is the last division of classical Japanese history, running from 794 to 1185.
In the Japanese writing system, are obsolete or nonstandard hiragana.
is a system for the romanization of Japanese, that uses the Latin alphabet to write the Japanese language.
ひ, in hiragana, or ヒ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji (Latin script).
Hiragana is a Unicode block containing hiragana characters for the Japanese language.
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.
ほ, in hiragana, or ホ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Many East Asian scripts can be written horizontally or vertically.
い in hiragana or イ in katakana (romanised as i) is one of the Japanese kana each of which represents one mora.
Ink brushes are used in Chinese calligraphy.
The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet.
An interpunct (·), also known as an interpoint, middle dot, middot, and centered dot or centred dot, is a punctuation mark consisting of a vertically centered dot used for interword separation in ancient Latin script.
The is a Japanese poem, probably written in the Heian era (794–1179).
ISO/IEC 2022 Information technology—Character code structure and extension techniques, is an ISO standard (equivalent to the ECMA standard ECMA-35) specifying.
In typography, italic type is a cursive font based on a stylized form of calligraphic handwriting.
Iteration marks are characters or punctuation marks that represent a duplicated character or word.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Japanese dictionaries have a history that began over 1300 years ago when Japanese Buddhist priests, who wanted to understand Chinese sutras, adapted Chinese character dictionaries.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
in modern times usually consist of a family name (surname), followed by a given name.
Japanese particles, or, are suffixes or short words in Japanese grammar that immediately follow the modified noun, verb, adjective, or sentence.
The phonology of Japanese has about 15 consonant phonemes, the cross-linguistically typical five-vowel system of, and a relatively simple phonotactic distribution of phonemes allowing few consonant clusters.
The modern Japanese writing system uses a combination of logographic kanji, which are adopted Chinese characters, and syllabic kana.
Japanese: The Spoken Language (JSL) is an introductory textbook series for learning Japanese.
JIS X 0201, a Japanese Industrial Standard developed in 1969 (then called JIS C 6220 until the JIS category reform), was the first Japanese electronic character set to become widely used.
JIS X 0208 is a 2-byte character set specified as a Japanese Industrial Standard, containing 6879 graphic characters suitable for writing text, place names, personal names, and so forth in the Japanese language.
か, in hiragana, or カ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
are syllabic Japanese scripts, a part of the Japanese writing system contrasted with the logographic Chinese characters known in Japan as kanji (漢字).
Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.
け, in hiragana, or ケ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
き, in hiragana, キ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
こ, in hiragana, or コ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
The koto (Japanese: 箏) is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument derived from the Chinese zheng, and similar to the Mongolian yatga, the Korean gayageum, and the Vietnamese đàn tranh.
ヿ, read as koto, is a kana ligature – typographic ligature in the Japanese language – consisting of a combination of the katakana graphs of コ and ト, and thus represents their combined sound, コト.
く, in hiragana, or ク in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
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.
Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger upper case (also uppercase, capital letters, capitals, caps, large letters, or more formally majuscule) and smaller lower case (also lowercase, small letters, or more formally minuscule) in the written representation of certain languages.
A loanword (also loan word or loan-word) is a word adopted from one language (the donor language) and incorporated into another language without translation.
ま, in hiragana, or マ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
Mahjong (Mandarin) is a tile-based game which was developed in China in the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century.
is an ancient writing system that employs Chinese characters to represent the Japanese language, and was the first known kana system to be developed as a means to represent the Japanese language phonetically.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
め, in hiragana, or メ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Medical terminology is language used to precisely describe the human body including its components, processes, conditions affecting it, and procedures performed upon it.
The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
is a Japanese life insurance company, headquartered in Tokyo and created in 2004 from the merger of Meiji Life and Yasuda Life.
み, in hiragana, or ミ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
MiniDisc (MD) is a magneto-optical disc-based data storage format offering a capacity of 74 minutes and, later, 80 minutes, of digitized audio or 1 gigabyte of Hi-MD data.
も, in hiragana, or モ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
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.
む, in hiragana, or ム in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
ん, in hiragana, or ン in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
な, in hiragana, or ナ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
In phonetics, a nasal, also called a nasal occlusive, nasal stop in contrast with a nasal fricative, or nasal continuant, is an occlusive consonant produced with a lowered velum, allowing air to escape freely through the nose.
A nasal vowel is a vowel that is produced with a lowering of the velum so that air escapes both through the nose as well as the mouth, such as the French vowel.
, in hiragana, or ネ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) is an application protocol used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications.
に, in hiragana, or ニ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
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.
の, in hiragana, and ノ, in katakana, are Japanese kana, both representing one mora.
Nu, ぬ in hiragana, or ヌ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana each representing one mora.
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.
Central Okinawan, or simply the Okinawan language (沖縄口/ウチナーグチ Uchinaaguchi), is a Northern Ryukyuan language spoken primarily in the southern half of the island of Okinawa, as well as in the surrounding islands of Kerama, Kumejima, Tonaki, Aguni, and a number of smaller peripheral islands.
are kana suffixes following kanji stems in Japanese written words.
An onomatopoeia (from the Greek ὀνοματοποιία; ὄνομα for "name" and ποιέω for "I make", adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that phonetically imitates, resembles or suggests the sound that it describes.
Oolong is a traditional semi-fermented Chinese tea (Camellia sinensis) produced through a process including withering the plant under strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting.
Oracle bone script was the form of Chinese characters used on oracle bonesanimal bones or turtle plastrons used in pyromantic divinationin the late 2nd millennium BCE, and is the earliest known form of Chinese writing.
In phonetics, palatalization (also) or palatization refers to a way of pronouncing a consonant in which part of the tongue is moved close to the hard palate.
Palauan (a tekoi er a Belau) is one of the two official languages of the Republic of Palau, the other being English.
A phoneme is one of the units of sound (or gesture in the case of sign languages, see chereme) that distinguish one word from another in a particular language.
ら, in hiragana, or ラ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
is a Japanese dish.
れ, in hiragana, or レ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Regular script (Hepburn: kaisho), also called 正楷, 真書 (zhēnshū), 楷體 (kǎitǐ) and 正書 (zhèngshū), is the newest of the Chinese script styles (appearing by the Cao Wei dynasty ca. 200 CE and maturing stylistically around the 7th century), hence most common in modern writings and publications (after the Ming and gothic styles, used exclusively in print).
り, in hiragana, or リ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
ろ, in hiragana, or ロ in katakana, (romanised as ro) is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
The romanization of Japanese is the use of Latin script to write the Japanese language.
る, in hiragana, or ル in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
is a Japanese kanji referring to a school in any discipline.
さ, in hiragana, or サ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
Sankyoku (Japanese: 三曲 / さんきょく) is a form of Japanese chamber music played often with a vocal accompaniment It is traditionally played on shamisen, koto, and kokyū, but more recently the kokyū has been replaced by shakuhachi.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
せ, in hiragana, or セ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Seal script is an ancient style of writing Chinese characters that was common throughout the latter half of the 1st millennium BC.
The is a Japanese longitudinal, end-blown bamboo-flute.
The, also, both words mean "three strings", is a three-stringed traditional Japanese musical instrument derived from the Chinese instrument sanxian.
し, in hiragana, or シ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
--> 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.
Shaomai is a type of traditional Chinese dumpling, originating from Hohhot, Inner Mongolia.
Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (email) transmission.
そ, in hiragana, or ソ, in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
The is a Japanese symbol in the form of a small hiragana or katakana tsu.
In phonetics and phonology, a sonorant or resonant is a speech sound that is produced with continuous, non-turbulent airflow in the vocal tract; these are the manners of articulation that are most often voiced in the world's languages.
Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.
Stroke order (Yale: bāt seuhn; 筆順 hitsujun or 書き順 kaki-jun; 필순 筆順 pilsun or 획순 劃順 hoeksun; Vietnamese: bút thuận 筆順) refers to the order in which the strokes of a Chinese character (or Chinese derivative character) are written.
す, in hiragana, or ス in katakana is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, that manufactures automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines.
A syllabary is a set of written symbols that represent the syllables or (more frequently) moras which make up words.
A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds.
Syllabograms are signs used to write the syllables (or morae) of words.
た, in hiragana, or タ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
The, or Taishō era, is a period in the history of Japan dating from July 30, 1912, to December 25, 1926, coinciding with the reign of the Emperor Taishō.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Taiwan under Japanese rule is the period between 1895 and 1945 in which the island of Taiwan (including the Penghu Islands) was a dependency of the Empire of Japan, after Qing China lost the First Sino-Japanese War to Japan and ceded Taiwan Province in the Treaty of Shimonoseki.
Taiwanese Hokkien (translated as Taiwanese Min Nan), also known as Taiwanese/Taiwanese language in Taiwan (/), is a branched-off variant of Hokkien spoken natively by about 70% of the population of Taiwan.
is an early ninth century Buddhist text.
て, in hiragana, or テ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
と, in hiragana, or ト in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
is a private university in Tokushima, Japan.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
Transcription in the linguistic sense is the systematic representation of language in written form.
In contemporary Japanese writing, foreign-language loanwords and foreign names are normally written in the katakana script, which is one component of the Japanese writing system.
つ, in hiragana, or ツ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
In writing and typography, a ligature occurs where two or more graphemes or letters are joined as a single glyph.
う in hiragana or ウ in katakana (romanised u) is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The, abbreviated to, is a national university of Japan in Okinawa Prefecture.
In linguistics, voicelessness is the property of sounds being pronounced without the larynx vibrating.
In linguistics, vowel length is the perceived duration of a vowel sound.
わ, in hiragana, or ワ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.
The is a form of Morse code used to send Japanese text.
ゑ, in hiragana, or ヱ in katakana, is a nearly obsolete Japanese kana.
ゐ, in hiragana, or ヰ in katakana, is a nearly obsolete Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
を, in hiragana, or ヲ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represent one mora.
や, in hiragana, or ヤ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
is a feature of the Japanese language in which a mora is formed with an added sound, i.e., palatalized.
よ, in hiragana, or ヨ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
ゆ, in hiragana, or ユ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora.