hiragana


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hiragana

(Japanese)
The cursive formed Japanese kana syllabary. Hiragana is mostly used for grammatical particles, verb-inflection, and Japanese words which are not written in kanji or which are too difficult for an educated person to read or write in kanji. Hiragana are also used for furigana.
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Some traditional Japanese court dances and music are influenced by Indian tradition, and it is believed that the hiragana syllabary shows the influence of the Sanskrit linguistic system introduced in Japan by Bodhisena.
A pesar de la escasez de muestras escritas, entre los estudiantes de japones es muy comun la combinacion el silabario catacana o, como observamos en un caso del CORPES XXI, los silabarios hiragana y katakana.
Japanese students often find it more difficult to write Kanji than Hiragana and Katakana words because of the visual complexity of the Kanji letters (Sato, 1997; Tamaoka & Kiyama, 2013).
Symbol Description n Number of sampled points T Number of training samples per gesture type R Number of iterations required S Number of strokes in a multistroke Table 3: Hiragana Letter.
This study looked at the development of movement dynamics of handwriting in 1st graders at the Kobe University Elementary School who learned to write hiragana, a phonetic script used for Japanese.
The sentences describing actions were written using a combination of the hiragana and kanji writing systems.
Quick response codes has the ability to handle different types of data such as numeric and alphabetic characters, Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana, symbols, binary and control codes.
Ademas de ingles, frances, aleman, portugues y mandarin, ?conozco el hiragana (7) o los simbolos nsibidi?
Japanese is a language that has three kinds of writing: kanji, hiragana and katakana, which increases the difficulty in acquiring proper writing skills.
Na verdade era uma frase escrita em hiragana, que e um tipo de escrita japonesa um pouco mais sofisticada, o que revelava que, provavelmente, a paciente havia avancado nos seus estudos no Japao.
This urban landscape is filled with skyscrapers with neon signs displaying katakana symbols, and, upon moving from sky to ground level, we are brought into a seedy alley between buildings marked with hiragana and kanji.
In Asian scripts Hiragana and Katakana syllables are manageable because of their finite number, but pictographs as found in Kanji and Mandarin pose big challenges.