hentaigana

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 変体仮名 (hentaigana).

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hentaigana (plural hentaigana)

  1. Obsolete, now-non-standard hiragana.
    • 1985, Earl Miner, Hiroko Odagiri, and Robert E. Morrell, The Princeton Companion to Classical Japanese Literature, Princeton University Press, →ISBN, page 281,
      Modern hiragana is a descendant of various earlier versions now usually called hentaigana.

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RomanizationEdit

hentaigana

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へんたいがな