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U (kana)

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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 and handakuten, Flag semaphore, Fu (kana), Gojūon, Hepburn romanization, Hiragana, Iroha, Japanese Braille, Japanese language, Japanese radiotelephony 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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In Egyptian hieroglyphs, a cartouche is an oval with a horizontal line at one end, indicating that the text enclosed is a royal name.

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Character encoding

Character encoding is used to represent a repertoire of characters by some kind of encoding system.

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

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Dakuten and handakuten

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).

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Flag semaphore

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.

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

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Hepburn romanization

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

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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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The is a Japanese poem, probably written in the Heian era (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 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Japanese radiotelephony alphabet

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

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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 (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.

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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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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.

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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.

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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 use of 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 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)

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

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

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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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