hanja

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean 한자(漢字) (hanja), from Middle Chinese 漢字 (MC hɑnH d͡zɨH, “Chinese character”, literally “Han Chinese + character”).

Compare Cantonese 漢字 (hon3 zi6), Japanese 漢字 (kanji), Mandarin 漢字 (hànzì), Vietnamese Hán tự. Doublet of kanji.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɑn.dʒə/, /ˈhɑn.dʒɑ/

Noun[edit]

hanja (plural hanja)

  1. The Han character script used to write Korean, particularly in classical literature. Compare hangeul, the Korean phonetic script.

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