man'yōgana

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 万葉仮名 (man'yōgana).

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man'yōgana

  1. the early Japanese syllabary using Chinese characters to represent Japanese sounds: the predecessor of hiragana and katakana

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Noun[edit]

man'yōgana (plural man'yōgana)

  1. (by extension) A man'yōgana character.
  2. plural form of man'yōgana

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man'yōgana

  1. rōmaji reading of まんようがな