Tag: kana

74 What are the differences between じ and ぢ, and ず and づ? 2011-06-17T00:11:40.603

61 Why were ゐ and ゑ eliminated? 2011-05-31T22:20:42.663

41 How did "little tsu" become a lengthener? 2011-06-07T22:34:44.623

39 Why was both katakana and hiragana created? 2012-01-15T02:07:11.200

38 What is the equivalent of "alphabetical order" in Japanese? 2011-06-05T13:58:15.133

37 Why is は pronounced as わ when used as a topic particle? 2011-06-01T19:49:13.823

32 What are the origins of ヶ? 2011-06-01T19:47:47.193

32 Do Japanese people see ツ as a smiling face? 2015-03-19T16:41:27.823

29 What does the use of a dash (instead of a character) to extend a sound mean? 2011-08-11T22:13:13.847

28 Distinguishing certain characters in handwriting and print (Similar-looking Kana and Kanji) 2011-09-03T16:53:36.857

22 When did the "wu" character drop out of use? 2011-06-05T21:44:17.953

21 Are bookshelves in alphabetical (kana) order in Japanese bookshops and libraries? 2011-06-14T02:20:42.730

19 Why is English "ka" and "ca" sometimes rendered as キャ (kya) instead of カ (ka)? 2012-03-20T13:33:11.510

17 In which dialects have the sounds "ゐ" (wi) and "ゑ" (we) been preserved, and are their kana still occasionally seen? 2011-06-02T03:04:02.973

16 Names for strokes 2011-11-30T03:46:11.883

16 Can I insert hiragana in words I only know partially how to write? 2014-11-13T09:38:57.403

14 Why has を been spared but ゐ and ゑ been deemed obsolete? 2011-12-28T00:47:49.743

14 Haphazard usage of katakana and hiragana for particles and okurigana 2013-12-20T04:04:06.583

13 Use of kana iteration marks (ゝ, ゞ, ヽ, ヾ) 2012-04-18T05:06:53.643

13 Is it acceptable to use kanji and hiragana in the same word if a kanji character is unknown? 2018-01-20T23:48:55.350

13 What constitutes a syllable? 2019-06-17T17:43:47.000

12 Is there a standard for where to put spaces in kana-only Japanese? 2013-04-01T07:28:55.907

11 Stroke order for han-dakuten 2012-01-04T22:24:25.310

10 How does the katakana lengthening mark (長音符) sort? 2012-06-19T07:45:53.560

10 Why is「ん」the only kana without a vowel? 2012-07-20T19:13:24.670

10 What are the Japanese names of the columns in a Kana chart? (Vowels, K, S, T...) 2017-12-21T14:31:57.633

9 When writing vertically, where do small kana go? 2013-01-25T18:13:33.587

9 What does it mean for the 'feel' of a sentence / text when it's written in all hiragana? 2014-03-28T13:33:45.990

9 Same word - written with kana and kanji in two places in the same paragraph. Why? 2014-04-10T23:31:22.390

9 When did 濁点 and 半濁点 come into use? 2016-03-20T17:25:21.640

9 Why was つ originally used to mark consonant gemination? When was that? 2016-09-19T08:44:43.853

9 What does かぎのあるヱ mean? 2016-10-15T10:53:38.003

8 How and when do Japanese children learn kanas and kanji? 2012-06-09T17:58:01.613

8 Why do Japanese people read Classical Japanese with a set of weird sound shifts? 2012-12-03T17:38:04.220

8 How to hear the difference between て and で, た and だ, か and が, etc.? 2014-05-06T04:28:56.063

8 When was 歴史的仮名遣い standardized? 2014-06-19T20:30:01.513

8 ニッポン? Why Kana? 2014-07-14T16:04:21.053

8 What do you need kanatype sensitivity for? 2015-12-02T15:13:55.857

7 learning order for kana? 2012-04-27T15:41:21.353

7 Kanji stroke type (not stroke order) 2014-04-19T05:04:47.387

7 Why are long vowels represented differently in hiragana and katakana? 2015-01-13T00:47:35.713

7 Why is ゟ considered obsolete? 2015-05-16T20:46:24.480

7 皆さんはどんな字を書いていますか? / How do Japanese speakers write kana or kanji by hand? 2016-05-30T16:01:15.057

7 Unknown kana in a late C19th address cartouche 2018-08-04T14:08:15.613

6 What is the correct way to say 小さい『つ』? 2013-05-11T18:32:35.980

6 When/why would one write a word using 直音表記? 2014-06-18T01:15:15.977

6 What are the right shapes of kana? 2016-09-02T12:07:55.293

6 Can't find this character in the dictionary 2016-11-27T16:57:51.320

5 Ruby text in Documents 2012-05-22T07:56:07.973

5 Pre-Kana Kanji readings 2013-08-28T22:33:43.900

5 Specific differences to consider between any individual katakana and hiragana? 2014-04-01T16:10:25.913

5 Kana causing translation difficulty: 「きれている」 2014-04-25T23:27:01.673

5 What exactly does くずし字 refer to? 2017-03-22T04:42:20.697

5 What are these Okinawan kana-like characters? 2017-09-08T13:11:15.160

5 What is the order of the full list of kana? 2018-04-18T23:02:29.513

5 Why is there dakuten on the "ん" in this image? (ん゙) 2020-01-10T17:24:11.547

4 Proper Terms For Representing GPS Coordinates 2012-02-09T13:59:40.430

4 へうげもの - Hyouge Mono? 2013-04-04T17:26:06.107

4 Does all kana in the う line rhyme? 2013-04-30T15:04:50.007

4 Are many hiragana and katakana found in kanji? 2014-02-23T15:59:41.403

4 When writing by hand, can kana be half-width and kanji be full-width? 2014-11-15T22:18:25.803

4 General rules for final kana in names ending with consonant? 2015-01-05T20:41:52.890

4 覚せい剤 - why is it written with kana? 2015-12-20T02:16:30.137

4 IPA transcription of kana づ please 2016-03-22T02:45:49.393

4 「チェ」 「ちぇ」 外来語のみ ? -- How old is the interjection 「ちぇっ!」 ? ?? 2016-08-11T22:07:40.690

4 Desu pronounced dess: what about other words? 2016-10-11T16:36:26.130

4 Writing jukugo where only some kanji are known 2017-07-10T11:44:47.373

4 Why do not all かな get dakuten? And why only the は ひ ふ へ ほ へ kana get handakuten? 2017-07-29T09:55:45.360

4 Phonetic Mapping of the Hiragana System Used in the Okinawan Omoro Sōshi 2017-09-09T03:01:43.070

4 Difference between the usage of 君 and キミ 2017-10-13T05:46:19.777

4 Are those kanas "しい" ? (text found on a banner) 2018-11-19T18:19:45.490

4 What does ゆーか mean? 2019-04-26T22:54:25.870

4 Old Japanese vowels in kana 2019-07-28T00:37:22.967

4 What do "どゃでぇ" meaning? 2020-01-20T18:53:42.247

3 Does an international OR standardized phonetic alphabet/notation system exist to depict all the Hiragana/Katakana sounds? 2012-11-09T16:14:52.787

3 口ロ Those are supposed to be different characters. How can you tell? 2013-12-11T19:01:52.527

3 Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling? 2014-05-13T06:58:34.840

3 Understanding hiragana-only texts in videogames 2015-03-16T02:35:39.260

3 Kanji or kana in お待ちください 2015-07-29T18:19:24.293

3 Should hibakusha be written in kanji or kana? 2015-08-13T22:34:22.413

3 Is there a standard way to clearly differentiate similar handwritten (kana) characters? 2016-04-15T03:48:04.333

3 Meaning of kaomoji: ヨロ(`・ω・´)スク! 2016-04-29T06:45:39.730

3 Why does ちょうし translate to "choushi"? 2016-08-11T20:25:37.433

3 Why ī is the only romaji that can be spelled as a double ii 2016-10-13T06:01:03.667

3 How to refer to kana verbally 2016-12-20T15:58:43.490

3 Youon digraphs as a single character? 2017-11-01T02:30:43.880

3 what is the dakuten katakana character in the image? 2018-02-26T15:37:00.127

3 Handwritten kana that looks like ヤダ, but I can't find ヤダ in a dictionary 2018-10-02T19:16:10.483

3 Changing from "S" to "Z" sound in Katakana 2019-07-16T18:41:11.500

3 On-/Kun-yomi & Hiragana/Katakana 2019-07-27T20:49:23.907

3 Please help me accurately figure out the kana or kanji for a colloquial phrase said in an anime? 2019-08-12T06:15:56.520

3 Kanjied 出した vs kananed だした in -dasu/dashta pattern 2019-10-08T00:29:24.560

3 How to denote particular kana sounds in Japanese? 2020-01-18T23:35:29.770

2 Meaning of given character 2012-06-18T10:12:08.960

2 「七つの海商社」"7 Seas Trading Co." as formal name for a company 2012-11-24T19:36:40.763

2 Why the き and さ in the 送り仮名 of 大きい and 小さい? 2013-07-03T02:18:06.033

2 Is the 'h' in Japanese pronounced the same as the 'f'? 2014-07-14T21:46:48.460

2 Something that can be written with kanji but not with kana? 2014-10-10T16:44:46.583

2 Mixture of romaji and hiragana in NHK "Meet and Speak" 2015-04-18T04:10:15.310