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[Rewritten from comments above.] Regarding the annotation 一云左必之佐, page 353 in 萬葉集三 (ISBN 4-00-240003-4) in the 新日本古典文学大系 series says: 西本願寺本などには「一云左必之佐」の注記があるが、天治本・類聚古集・広瀬本など非仙覚本系の諸本にはそれがない。また、「左必之佐」の「必」は甲類の仮名であるが、「‌​寂しさ」の意ならば「び」の仮名は乙類でなければならない。「一云左必佐」の本文は、後世の鼠入と思われる(有坂秀世『国語音韻史の研究』)。 As indicated, an analysis of the various manuscripts shows that this ...


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Am I going in the right direction with this interpretation? You got it, friend! 大辞林曰く、 【 】の中【なか】の漢字【かんじ】が「常用【じょうよう】漢字【かんじ】表【ひょう】」にないものには「 ▼ 」、その漢字が「常用漢字表」にはあるが見出【みだ】しに相当【そうとう】する音訓【おんくん】が示【しめ】されていないものには「 ▽ 」を漢字の右肩【みぎかた】に付【ふ】した。 If a given kanji isn't part of the 常用漢字 list, it'll be marked with a ▼. If it is part of the 常用漢字 list but uses a ...


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Most of the time, kanji are used to write words or parts of words—prefixes, suffixes, and so on. To know which reading is appropriate, you have to know the relevant Japanese words or parts of words. For example, look at the following:  にほんじん  'Japanese person/people' アメリカじん  'American(s)' がいこくじん  'foreigner(s)' Here, we have a suffix じん ...


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Both strategies have their place, depending on which set of readings you're studying at a given time. 音読み When you're studying 音読み【おんよみ】(the Chinese-derived readings), it's best to learn the sound first, and then learn a couple of words that use it with each reading so that you can get a sense of when it's used. To use your 人 example, learn that it's ...



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