23 relations: Character encoding, Crane (bird), Dakuten and handakuten, Emoticon, Fiction writing, Flag semaphore, Gairaigo, Gemination, Hiragana, Japanese Braille, Japanese phonology, Kana, Katakana, Mora (linguistics), Rendaku, Romanization of Japanese, Shi (kana), Shift JIS, Sokuon, Su (kana), Turtle, Western world, Yotsugana.
Character encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of encoding system.
Cranes are a family, Gruidae, of large, long-legged and long-necked birds in the group Gruiformes.
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).
An emoticon (rarely pronounced) is a pictorial representation of a facial expression using characters—usually punctuation marks, numbers, and letters—to express a person's feelings or mood, or as a time-saving method.
Fiction writing is the composition of non-factual prose texts.
Flag semaphore (from the Greek σῆμα, sema, meaning sign and φέρω, phero, meaning to bear; altogether the sign-bearer) 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.
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.
is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji (Latin script).
Japanese Braille is the braille script of the Japanese language.
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.
are syllabic Japanese scripts, a part of the Japanese writing system contrasted with the logographic Chinese characters known in Japan as kanji (漢字).
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).
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.
is a phenomenon in Japanese morphophonology that governs the voicing of the initial consonant of the non-initial portion of a compound or prefixed word.
The romanization of Japanese is the use of Latin script to write the Japanese language.
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.
The is a Japanese symbol in the form of a small hiragana or katakana tsu.
す, in hiragana, or ス in katakana is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora.
Turtles are diapsids of the order Testudines (or Chelonii) characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
are a set of four specific kana, じ, ぢ, ず, づ (in the Nihon-shiki romanization system: zi, di, zu, du), used in the Japanese writing system.