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Re: Kanji reading

From: Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 12:56:51 -0700
Message-ID: <3b31caf90909041256t1d36b7c1q46a1a40689986917@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Navarr Barnier <navarr@gtaero.net>, public-html-comments@w3.org
>> Yes.  The Chinese Characters called "Kanji" in Japanese text are
>> generally annotated using Hiragana or Katakana (collectively "Kana") in
>> a system called Furigana.
> So what should the example's introduction text say, exactly?

My understanding is that you should refer to it as furigana. At least,
that's what I remember from Japanese class, but that was ten years ago
or so.

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