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|Kanji in this term|
- false reading (a kanji compound whose reading does not match the readings of its component characters).
- reading of a kanji by meaning; a kanji compound whose characters are used for meaning, not sound, such as 今日 (きょう, kyō, “today”).
- (kanji used for meaning): 熟字訓 (じゅくじくん, jukujikun)
- 当て字 (あてじ, ateji)