See also: 连浊

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even; as; to join
even; as; to join; to link; successively
impure; muddy
trad. (連濁)
simp. (连浊)
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Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (れん)(だく) (rendaku, sequential voicing)

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  1. (linguistics) rendaku

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Grade: S

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From (ren, continuous, sequential) +‎ (daku, voicing).

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(れん)(だく) (rendaku

  1. (linguistics) a morphological change of an initial syllable of the second word of a compound in Japanese from an unvoiced sound to a corresponding voiced one (more precisely, a change to the sound of corresponding kana with a 濁点).

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  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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Hanja in this term

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連濁 (yeontak) (hangeul 연탁)

  1. Hanja form? of 연탁 (rendaku).