音仮名

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
か > が
Grade: 5

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

音仮名 ‎(hiragana おんがな, romaji ongana)

  1. an orthographic technique utilizing Chinese characters in a way that maps the Chinese pronunciation, or such an approximation, to Japanese sounds to write Japanese words

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