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

 

kanji

 noun
noun
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