katakana

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

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Noun[edit]

katakana (plural katakana)

  1. (uncountable) A Japanese syllabary used when writing words borrowed from foreign languages other than Chinese, specific names of plants and animals and other jargon, or to emphasize a word or phrase.
  2. A letter thereof

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

katakana

  1. rōmaji reading of かたかな
  2. rōmaji reading of カタカナ

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

katakana f

  1. katakana

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /katakǎna/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ta‧ka‧na

Noun[edit]

katakàna f (Cyrillic spelling катака̀на)

  1. katakana

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