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 shinjitai on Wikipedia

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Transliteration of Japanese 新字体 (shinjitai).

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shinjitai (plural shinjitai)

  1. The simplified form of Japanese kanji used after 1947.
    Antonym: kyūjitai
    • 1992, The Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese, volume 26, issue 1, page 47:
      However, when a traditional “correct” radical has been obscured by the postwar adoption of a simplified form (shinjitai), that radical is simply ignored.

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  1. Rōmaji transcription of しんじたい