katakana

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

katakana (plural katakana)

  1. (uncountable) A Japanese syllabary used when writing words borrowed from foreign languages other than Chinese, specific names of plants and animals and other jargon, or to emphasize a word or phrase.
  2. A letter thereof

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

katakana

  1. rōmaji reading of かたかな
  2. rōmaji reading of カタカナ

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

katakana f

  1. katakana

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /katakǎna/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧ta‧ka‧na

NounEdit

katakàna f (Cyrillic spelling катака̀на)

  1. katakana

DeclensionEdit

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