Ryukyuan Technical Terms

  1. 3 years ago

    Hi. What are the Okinawan terms for kanji, onyomi, kunyomi, hiragana, katakana, etc.? Also, if anyone could provide the terms in the other Ryukyuan languages as well that would be great.

  2. Also terms like Go-on, Kan-on, and To-on

  3. Zachary

    Jun 2015 Administrator

    Hi SimTim,

    There are no native Ryukyuan equivalents for any of those terms. Consequently, the languages borrow the terms directly from Japanese. So "kanji" is "kanji", "hiragana" is "hiragana", and so on.

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