Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
明き
開き
アキ

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

() (aki

  1. room; space
  2. a gap
  3. unused time
  4. a vacancy
  5. (typography) whitespace before or after a character, especially a punctuation mark, such as the space after etc. or before etc., used for monospace typesettings (often spelled in katakana as アキ)
    ()()アキ
    nibu aki
    whitespace equal to half an em
    ()()アキ
    shibu aki
    whitespace equal to 1/4 of an em
    ()()()()アキ
    nibu shibu aki
    whitespace equal to 3/4 of an em

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN