roh-mah-gee) This is the use in Japan of our alphabet. It is not commonly used but it is occasionally.
Japanese written with a European-based alphabet.
romanization of Japanese kanji
One of the four alphabets used in writing Japanese. Romaji is the English-language alphabet, when used to write Japanese words, as in this glossary.
The Japanese name for the Latin alphabet
System of transliterating Japanese words using the roman alphabet.
Word from the japanese, literally meaning "roman character". It refers to the system of correspondence of japanese sounds/characters into the western alphabet. Among music fans, the coloquial term "romanizing" is sometimes used to describe the act of transcribbing japanese lyrics or song titles into western letters, so they can be understood/read/sung by those who have no knowledge of the japanese language or who are unable to display japanese characters on their computer.
The Latin alphabet as used in the context of Japanese writing.