和語

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和語 (hiragana わご, romaji wago)

  1. The Japanese language, or nihongo (日本語).
  2. A Japanese word of ancient Japanese origin, such as miru (見る), hikari (ひかり), and sakura (さくら)
    Wago may be written in kanji, kana, or both, and are read with the kun’yomi (訓読み). Contrast with kango (漢語).

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