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Resources for Japan Scholars: Hentaigana App

Hentaigana App

Hentaigana app logoThis free app is designed to help users learn to read hentaigana, a classical precursor of hiragana which is now obsolete. The app is the fruit of a collaboration between The University of California (UCLA) and Waseda University as part of the Tadashi Yanai Initiative for Globalising Japanese Studies.

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Main image: Sourced from Centre for Open Data in the Humanities’ Kuzushiji Dataset (Source)

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