キ゚

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The character with a handakuten

Pronunciation[edit]

Syllable[edit]

キ゚ (romaji ngi)

  1. (nonstandard, linguistics) The katakana syllable キ゚ (ngi). Its equivalent in hiragana is き゚ (ngi)

Usage notes[edit]

[ŋ] is an allophonic variation of /ɡ/ in Japanese; this phenomenon is known as 鼻濁音 (bidakuon, nasal voiced sound). This character is not used in standard Japanese, but instead for distinction between the two allophonic variations by Japanese linguists.

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