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Kina vs. Kana

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Kinanoun

The national currency of Papua New Guinea, divided into 100 toea.

Kananoun

The hiragana and katakana syllabaries. These are made up of characters that represent individual syllables, which are are used to write Japanese words and particles. Kana are derived from kanji.

Kinanoun

Evechinus chloroticus, a sea urchin endemic to New Zealand.

Kananoun

A hiragana or katakana character.

Kinanoun

the basic unit of money in Papua New Guinea

Kana

Kana (仮名, Japanese pronunciation: [kana]) are syllabaries used to write Japanese phonological units, morae. Such syllabaries include: (1) the original kana, or magana (真仮名, literally 'true kana'), which were Chinese characters (kanji) used phonetically to transcribe Japanese; the most prominent magana system being man'yōgana (万葉仮名); the two descendants of man'yōgana, (2) cursive hiragana (平(ひら)仮(が)名(な)), and (3) angular katakana (片(カタ)仮(カ)名(ナ)).

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