kana-majiri

noun
plural -s

Definition of kana-majiri

: the standard form of Japanese writing consisting of kanji supplemented by hiragana characters to indicate inflectional endings and function words and to show pronunciation especially when that would otherwise be doubtful

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History and Etymology for kana-majiri

Japanese, from kana + majiri mixture

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“Kana-majiri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kana-majiri. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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