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Etymology

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From Japanese 濁点 (dakuten), from Middle Chinese (ɖæwk, voiced, turbid) + (tém, dot, mark).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdækuˌtɛn/, /ˈdɑːkuˌtɛn/

Noun

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dakuten (plural dakuten)

  1. A diacritic () used with Japanese kana to mark a consonant as voiced.
    Synonyms: tenten, (colloquial) nigori
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Translations

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Japanese

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Romanization

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dakuten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of だくてん