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Standards [CURRENT]

DIN 32708
Information and documentation - Romanization of Japanese

Title (German)

Information und Dokumentation - Umschrift des Japanischen


This standard specifies the romanization of the Japanese Kana syllabary in Latin letters in accordance with the modified Hepburn-system. This romanization shall be preferred due to its international distribution, in particular in science, media, public life and librarianship and also due to its greater proximity to the actual pronunciation over the kunrei-shiki romanization specified in ISO 3602. This standard has been prepared by the Information and Documentation Standards Committee, Working Committee NABD 1 "Transliteration und Transkription" ("Transliteration and Transcription").

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Responsible national committee

NA 009-00-01 AA - Transliteration and transcription  

Edition 2014-08
Original language German
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