kana

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

ka·na

noun, often attributive \ˈkä-nə\
plural kana

Definition of KANA

:  a Japanese system of syllabic writing having characters that can be used exclusively for writing foreign words or in combination with kanji (as for indicating pronunciations or grammatical inflections); also :  a single character belonging to the kana system — compare hiragana, katakana

Origin of KANA

Japanese
First Known Use: 1727

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