iroha

noun iro·ha \ ¦ē(ˌ)rō¦hä \
variants: or less commonly irofa \-fä\

Definition of iroha

plural -s
:the Japanese kana in its popular order in distinction from the scientific arrangement which is based on that of Sanskrit

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Origin and Etymology of iroha

Japanese, from i + ro + ha or fa, its first three syllables


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