GLOSSARY

Hepburn James Curtis Hepburn 1815 - 1911 hebonshiki romanisation scheme for dictionary 1886 vs kunreishiki
hebonshiki Hepburn system of romanising kanamajiri vowels as Italian and consonants as English the leading system vs kunreishiki
romaji romanisation of kanamajiri Hepburn used generally but kunreishiki used officially cf fuji, huzi
u kstnhmyrw permitted combinations ku su tu (tsu) nu hu (fu) mu yu ru lengthened as uu, uh, u- etc cf Hepburn

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