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カタカナ
BOOST
noun
katakana; angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords  (see also: 平仮名; often written with kana only)
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Usefulness and usage:
Kanshudo usefulness level: 5 (among the 10,000 most useful words in Japanese)
• Kanshudo usefulness level is based on a usefulness score of 98,294 which gives a rank of 5,249
カタカナ is the most useful form. 2 additional forms are shown below.
This word is a member of our collection of the 10,000 most useful words in Japanese:
• This form is used about 75% of the time
• Google Japan frequency rank: 36,000 (about 15,900,000 results)
• iknow! Core 6000 rank: 262 (see iKnow! collections)
• Wikipedia most common 20000 words rank: 3358
Example sentences:
はんかく
半角
カタカナインターネット
じょう
いろ
んな
ところ
つか
使
えば
いつか
ひんしゅく
顰蹙
かいまくる
こと
なる
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片仮名
BOOST
Reading : かたかな   
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Usefulness and usage:
• This form is rarely used
• Google Japan frequency rank: 155,000 (about 519,000 results)
• This form appears in Wikipedia's list of JLPT N2 vocabulary (see JLPT collections)
• Wikipedia most common 20000 words rank: 14546
• This form appears in the 1998 'Ichimango goi bunruishuu' frequent word list by Senmon Kyouiku
• This form appears in the 24,000 words in the Mainichi Shimbun frequency analysis by Alexandre Girardi
• This form is in band 32 in the EDICT word frequency file (bands go from 1-48, where 1 is most common - each contains about 500 words)
かたかな
BOOST
My flashcards:
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Usefulness and usage:
• This form is used about 20% of the time
• Google Japan frequency rank: 70,000 (about 4,570,000 results)
• This form appears in the 1998 'Ichimango goi bunruishuu' frequent word list by Senmon Kyouiku
• This form appears in the 24,000 words in the Mainichi Shimbun frequency analysis by Alexandre Girardi
• This form is in band 32 in the EDICT word frequency file (bands go from 1-48, where 1 is most common - each contains about 500 words)
ヘン   right side   かた- one of two   
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カ   ケ   かり temporary, provisional, tentative   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
ハン   ホン   タン    anti-   そらす to bend, to warp   そ to be warped, curved   
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また again   
cliff
メイ   ミョウ   な name   
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セキ   ゆう night   
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katakana 'ta'
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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