romaji

[ roh-muh-jee ]
/ ˈroʊ mə dʒi /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

a system of writing Japanese using the letters of the Latin alphabet.

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Origin of romaji

1885–90; < Japanese roma Roman + ji character
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British Dictionary definitions for romaji

romaji
/ (ˈrəʊmɑːdʒɪ) /

noun

the Roman alphabet as used to write Japanese
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