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kanji

かんじ

Chinese characters ; kanji

Example

にほんごの もじには、ひらがな、かたかな、そして かんじが あります。

Japanese characters include hiragana, katakana, and Chinese characters.

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Kanji, hiragana and katakana

Japanese language consists of three kinds of characters: the ideographic Chinese characters known as kanji and the phonetic characters known as hiragana and katakana. Today, katakana is mainly used for foreign words, and kanji and hiragana for composing sentences.