拗音

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Hyōgaiji
おん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

拗音 ‎(hiragana ようおん, romaji yōon, historical hiragana えうおん)

  1. the sound of a mora involving a consonant, semi-vowel, and vowel, such as きゃ kya or the obsolete クヮ kwa

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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

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