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 or katakanas)

  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, onomatopoeia, or to emphasize a word or phrase.
  2. A character thereof.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

katakana

  1. katakana (syllabary)
  2. katakana (letter of the syllabary)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of katakana (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative katakana katakanat
genitive katakanan katakanojen
partitive katakanaa katakanoja
illative katakanaan katakanoihin
singular plural
nominative katakana katakanat
accusative nom. katakana katakanat
gen. katakanan
genitive katakanan katakanojen
katakanainrare
partitive katakanaa katakanoja
inessive katakanassa katakanoissa
elative katakanasta katakanoista
illative katakanaan katakanoihin
adessive katakanalla katakanoilla
ablative katakanalta katakanoilta
allative katakanalle katakanoille
essive katakanana katakanoina
translative katakanaksi katakanoiksi
instructive katakanoin
abessive katakanatta katakanoitta
comitative katakanoineen

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

katakana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かたかな
  2. Rōmaji transcription 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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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

katakana m (uncountable)

  1. katakana (Japanese syllabary)

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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