おくりがな

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NounEdit

おくりがな (okurigana

For pronunciation and definitions of おくりがな – see the following entry.
送り仮名
[noun] [1477] okurigana: in written Japanese, the kana added after a kanji to indicate inflection endings, such as the べる (-beru) in ()べる (taberu, to eat)
Alternative spellings
送りがな, 送仮名
(This term, おくりがな, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)