Definitions

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  • n. A kana character that is neither hiragana nor katakana.

Etymologies

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From Japanese 変体仮名 (hentaigana).

Examples

  • The handwritten text uses a hentaigana form of し shi, based on 志; fortunately, it's one of the common ones and even included in the Wikipedia's short sample.

    languagehat.com

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