濁点

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See also: 濁點

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だく
Grade: S
てん
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Examples (voicing)

(ka) (voiceless onset /k/) + (ga) (voiced onset /ɡ/)
(ha) (voiceless onset /h/) + (ba) (voiced onset /b/)
(fu) (voiceless onset /h/ [ɸ]) + (bu) (voiced onset /b/)
(u) + (vu)

Examples (guttural tone)

あ゙あ゙あ゙あ゙あ゙あ゙!!! (Gaaaaaargh!!!)ん゙? (Ng?)

Etymology[edit]

(daku, muddy; voiced) +‎ (ten, dot)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

濁点 (hiragana だくてん, rōmaji dakuten)

  1. a voicing diacritical mark, such as on , used to:
    1. derive the kana for a voiced-onsetted mora from the kana for a base voiceless-onsetted mora;
    2. or informally, orthographically convey a guttural tone, such as that of a cry or scream

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