to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; (a measure word for matters or actions) a time; Islam
language; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle
|simp. and trad.
|Kanji in this term|
/kwaibun/ > /kaibun/.
- that which when read from start to end or end to start results in the same phrase; a palindrome. In Japanese, the sound unit is the mora, and voicing constraints are ignored.