五十音

ChineseEdit

fifty; 50 sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(五十音)
五十
 
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NounEdit

五十音

  1. The modern ordering of the Japanese syllabaries.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
じゅう
Grade: 1
おん
Grade: 1
goon
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EtymologyEdit

From 五十 (gojū, fifty) +‎ (on, sound).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(じゅう)(おん) (gojūonごじふおん (gozifuon)?

  1. (phonology, orthography, grammar) all Japanese morae that can be spelled with 45 single modern kana and 2 historical kana (/ and /) customarily without diacritical marks ( and ), excluding and , arranged in a 5x10 table (五十音図 (gojūonzu, literally table of the fifty sounds)), used for phonological and grammatical analysis

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN