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Language Features

Alternate names
Eastern Japanese, Western Japanese, Zu-zu-ben
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Japanese.

This language is primarily used in

Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
BabelStone Han Font Fonts & Keyboards
BMUG AsianFont Fonts & Keyboards
Font Information Fonts & Keyboards
Font Information Fonts & Keyboards
Hiragana and Katakana Romanization Table Sorting & Analysis
Hiragana Font Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Japanese Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Data Conversion Sorting & Analysis
Maintenance Notice in Japanese Use & History
Names of Months and Days in Japanese Use & History
Sword Kanji Font (includes kanas) Fonts & Keyboards
TeX font for CJK scripts Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Ethnologue entry for Japanese - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Japanese - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Japanese - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Maldivian Thaana, Japanese kana, and the representation of moras in writing journal article
MultiTree entry for Japanese - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
Non-Latin Font: Japanese - MonotypeFonts web page
Nonconventional script choice in Japan journal article
OLAC resources for Japanese - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Japanese - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Japanese - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

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