romaji

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See also: Romaji, rōmaji, and Rōmaji

English

Alternative forms

  • Roma-ji
  • Rōma-ji
  • roma-ji

Etymology

Borrowing from Japanese ローマ字 (ローマじ, rōmaji, literally Roman letters), from ローマ (Rōma, Rome, Roman) + (じ, ji, letter, character).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹəʊmədʒɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹoʊmədʒi/

Noun

romaji (uncountable)

  1. A representation of Japanese in Latin script.
    The romaji of the word ローマ字 is “rōmaji”.

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Etymology

Borrowing from Japanese ローマ字 (ローマじ, rōmaji, literally roman letters), from ローマ (Rōma, Rome, Roman) + (じ, ji, letter, character).

Pronunciation

Noun

romaji m (uncountable)

  1. romaji (romanization of Japanese)

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