振り仮名

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
か > が
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 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, letter, character, emphasis on phonetic values).[1][2] The kana changes to gana due to rendaku (連濁).

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Noun[edit]

振り仮名 (hiragana ふりがな, romaji furigana)

  1. smaller kana printed next to or above kanji or other characters to indicate the pronunciation

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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