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gaiji

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 外字, literally "external characters".

NounEdit

gaiji (plural gaiji)

  1. A character that is valid in a given writing system, but that is not included in the present font and/or the present character encoding, and which therefore is displayed using an additional mechanism.[1][2] Mutually distinct from tofu and from mojibake.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gaiji

  1. Rōmaji transcription of がいじ