ateji

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 当て字 (ateji).

NounEdit

ateji (plural ateji)

  1. (linguistics) The use of kanji chosen primarily for their phonetic or semantic value to represent foreign or native Japanese words, or the kanji so used.

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RomanizationEdit

ateji

  1. rōmaji reading of あてじ
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