Hiragana meaning

hîrə-gänə
The cursive and flowing variety of kana used in most modern Japanese texts especially to represent inflectional endings and particles.
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The more widely used portion of the Japanese kana, or syllabary, having characters that are cursive.
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(uncountable) The main syllabary for the Japanese language, used to represent native Japanese words, including particles, and when kanji is used, to represent verb and adjective endings.
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A letter thereof.
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Alternative spelling of hiragana.
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Origin of hiragana

  • Japanese hira ordinary, plain kana kana kana

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Japanese romanization of 平仮名.

    From Wiktionary