五十音

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Chinese[edit]

fifty sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(五十音)
五十
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Noun[edit]

五十音

  1. The modern ordering of the Japanese syllabaries.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
じゅう
Grade: 1
おん
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From 五十 ‎(gojū, fifty) +‎ ‎(on, sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

五十音 ‎(hiragana ごじゅうおん, romaji gojūon)

  1. The modern ordering of the Japanese syllabaries: あいうえおかきくけこ etc.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3