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文字化け

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文字化け: The Japanese Wikipedia opened in Internet Explorer with improper encoding to illustrate mojibake.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
ば(け)
Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 文字 (moji, character, letter) +‎ 化け (bake), the stem form of verb 化ける (bakeru, transform, take a different form, generally in a negative way).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

文字化け (hiragana もじばけ, romaji mojibake)

  1. corrupt characters or letters, especially from display or transfer through an inappropriate character set or encoding, e.g., •¶Žš‰»‚¯, which is a corruption of 文字化け

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9