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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Kanji.
See also changes related to Kanji, or pages that link to Kanji or to this page or whose text contains "Kanji".

Parent topics

  • Writing system [r]: A set of signs used to represent a language, such as an alphabet, or a set of rules used to write a language, such as conventions of spelling and punctuation. [e]
  • Orthography [r]: Art or study of correct spelling and grammar according to established usage. [e]
  • Japanese language [r]: (日本語 Nihongo), Japonic language spoken mostly in Japan; Japonic family's linguistic relationship to other tongues yet to be established, though Japanese may be related to Korean; written in a combination of Chinese-derived characters (漢字 kanji) and native hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ) scripts; about 125,000,000 native speakers worldwide. [e]
  • Chinese characters [r]: (simplified Chinese 汉字; traditional Chinese: 漢字) are symbols used to write varieties of Chinese and - in modified form - other languages; world's oldest writing system in continuous use. [e]

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Other related topics

  • Phonology [r]: In linguistics, the study of the system used to represent language, including sounds in spoken language and hand movements in sign language. [e]
  • Morphology (linguistics) [r]: The study of word structure; the study of such patterns of word-formation across and within languages, and attempts to explicate formal rules reflective of the knowledge of the speakers of those languages. [e]

Japanese

  • Hiragana [r]: (ひらがな) one of three scripts used in the Japanese writing system, representing moras (units similar to syllables); typically used to write grammatical particles or explicitly indicate pronunciation. [e]
  • Katakana [r]: (カタカナ) one of three scripts used in the Japanese writing system, representing moras (units similar to syllables); typically used to write loanwords or explicitly indicate pronunciation. [e]
  • Roomaji [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Culture of Japan