顔文字

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Kanji in this term
かお
Grade: 2

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Etymology[edit]

‎(kao, face) +‎ 文字 ‎(moji, letter)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

顔文字 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 顏文字, hiragana かおもじ, romaji kaomoji, historical hiragana かほもじ)

  1. (Internet) smiley, a sequence of keyboard characters used to represent a person's mood or emotion, especially (^_^) or (;_;) or other smiling depiction

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9