dakuten

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 濁点 (だくてん, dakuten), from Middle Chinese (ɖæwk, voiced, turbid) + (tém, dot, mark).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdækuˌtɛn/, /ˈdɑː-/

Noun[edit]

dakuten (plural dakuten)

  1. A diacritic () used with Japanese kana to mark a consonant as voiced.
    Synonyms: tenten, nigori (colloquial)

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Romanization[edit]

dakuten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of だくてん