Outline of Japanese Writing SystemUploader: Akinolabar 3 month ago Subscribe 8
During the compilation of this dictionary, several types of on readings that cannot be classified under the traditional categories were found. Some lexical items that are normally written using kanji have become grammaticalized in certain contexts, where they are instead written in hiragana. Romanized Japanese is most frequently used by foreign students of Japanese who have not yet mastered kana, and by native speakers for computer input. For a more thorough discussion on the sounds of Japanese, please refer to Japanese phonology.