handakuten

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 半濁点 (はんだくてん, handakuten), from Middle Chinese (pàn, half) + (ɖæwk, muddy, voiced) + (tém, mark, spot).

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Noun[edit]

handakuten (plural handakuten)

  1. A semi-voiced diacritic () used with Japanese kana to change a /h/ to a /p/.
    Synonym: maru (colloquial)

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Romanization[edit]

handakuten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はんだくてん