振り仮名

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
かり > か > が
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
kun’yomi Irregular kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
振り假名 (kyūjitai)
振仮名
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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] The kana changes to gana as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

First cited to 1813.[1]

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Noun[edit]

()仮名(がな) (furigana

  1. [1813] smaller kana printed next to (vertical) or above (horizontal) non-kana text as pronunciation guide

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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
  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
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN