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|Kanji in this term|
- A kanji compound whose component characters are related only by sound and not by meaning.
- A kanji character whose presence in a kanji compound is for euphony instead of meaning, e.g., 無 (な, na) in 水無月 (みなつき, minatsuki).
- 熟字訓 (じゅくじくん, jukujikun, “kanji used for meaning only, not sound”)