右横書き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
みぎ
Grade: 1
よこ
Grade: 3
か > が
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (migi, right) +‎ 横書き (yokogaki, horizontal writing), itself from (yoko, horizontal, side, sideways) + 書き (kaki), the stem noun form of verb 書く (kaku, to write). The kaki changes to gaki due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

右横書き (hiragana みぎよこがき, romaji migi yokogaki)

  1. writing from right to left, such as for Arabic or Hebrew, or for older Japanese signs