Definition of kanji noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkændʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkændʒi//
; BrE BrE//ˈkɑːndʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːndʒi//
[uncountable, countable](pl. kanji)(from Japanese)
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a Japanese system of writing based on Chinese symbols, called characters; a symbol in this system Word OriginJapanese, from kan ‘Chinese’ + ji ‘character’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kanji