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    Furigana

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    In Japanese games, this is the practice of placing hiragana readings above any kanji to make reading text easier.

    Short summary describing this concept.

    Furigana last edited by Aruru-san on 05/22/22 06:05PM View full history

    In some instances, the function may be reversed: to give readers an idea of what an unfamiliar foreign word means by associating it with relevant kanji.

    Many games employ furigana by putting the kanji reading in parentheses after the word rather than above the kanji.

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