- A relatively angular kana employed for composing foreign words or formal documents, such as telegrams.
- A Japanese syllabary made use of when composing terms lent from international languages besides Chinese, specific names of plants and animals also jargon, or to emphasize a word or term.
- A letter thereof
- the two types of composing the syllabary of 48 letters in use on the list of Japanese, one other being hiragana.
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