romaji

[roh-muh-jee]
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

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

Origin of romaji

1885–90; < Japanese roma Roman + ji character
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romaji

noun

the Roman alphabet as used to write Japanese
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