the more widely used portion of the Japanese kana, or syllabary, having characters that are cursive
Origin of hiraganaJapanese from hira, plain + kana
The cursive and flowing variety of kana used in most modern Japanese texts especially to represent inflectional endings and particles.
Origin of hiraganaJapanese hira ordinary, plain kana kana ; see kana .
Japanese romanization of 平仮名.
- Alternative spelling of hiragana.