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kana-majiri

[kah-nuh-mah-juh-ree; Japanese kah-nah-mah-jee-ree]
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noun
  1. the standard script of modern Japanese, in which kanji are used for root elements, supplemented by kana for inflections and particles and sometimes for indication of the Japanese pronunciation of kanji.
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Origin of kana-majiri

< Japanese, equivalent to kana kana + majiri mixing
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