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Katakana

Katakana

See also: katakana

English

Proper noun

Katakana

  1. Alternative spelling of katakana

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kataˈkaːna/

Noun

Katakana f (genitive Katakana, plural Katakana)

  1. katakana (Japanese syllabary)

katakana

katakana

See also: Katakana

English

Noun

katakana (plural katakana or katakanas)

  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, onomatopoeia, or to emphasize a word or phrase.
  2. A character thereof.

Related terms

Translations

See also

  • Index:Japanese Kana

Japanese

Romanization

katakana

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

Polish

Etymology

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kataˈkana/

Noun

katakana f

  1. katakana

Declension


Portuguese

Noun

katakana m (uncountable)

  1. katakana (Japanese syllabary)

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Japanese 片仮名 (katakana).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

katakàna f (Cyrillic spelling катака̀на)

  1. katakana

Declension