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Why do readings sometimes show this pattern:

(hiragana) - ( . ) - (hiragana)

Why the use of "."

i don't have the character sets on phone but like the kanji for 3, kunyomi shows as mi (ya) . tsu for mitsu

3 months ago
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The hiragana after the dot is the hiragana for that will follow the reading of that kanji (the first hiragana), so 3 つ(み・つ/mi-tsu). It's just letting you know what the rest of the word is after the kanji

3 months ago
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There's a bit more info about this if you go to Learn > Japanese Basics in the menu, then jump down to Kanji Basics.

3 months ago
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