文字化け

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Japanese

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文字化け: The Japanese Wikipedia displayed in the wrong encoding illustrates mojibake.
Kanji in this term
もん > も
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irregular goon kun'yomi
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Etymology

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Compound of 文字 (moji, character, letter) +‎ 化け (bake), the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 化ける (bakeru, transform, take a different form, generally in a negative way).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • (Tokyo) じばけ [mòjíbáké] (Heiban – [0])[2][3]
  • IPA(key): [mo̞ʑiba̠ke̞]
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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()()() (mojibake

  1. corrupt characters or letters, especially from display or transfer through an inappropriate character set or encoding

Descendants

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  • English: mojibake

See also

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References

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  1. ^ Shōgaku Tosho (1988) 国語大辞典(新装版) [Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese (Revised Edition)] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN