振り仮名

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Grade: S
か > が
Grade: 5

Grade: 1

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 振り (furi, assigning, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 振る (furu, to assign, to stick on, to apportion)) +‎ 仮名 (kana).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

振り仮名 (hiragana ふりがな, rōmaji furigana)

  1. smaller kana printed next to (vertical) or above (horizontal) non-kana text as pronunciation guide

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 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
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0