Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
文字化け
Kana Reading
もじばけ
Romaji
mojibake
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    corruption (of text, e.g. in email, due to improper encoding); garbling; illegal character; corrupted text; garbled text
    Example sentence
    メッセージなぜか文字化けしていたので修復して読みました For some reason the message text was corrupted, so I restored it before reading.

Examples of 文字化け, もじばけ in a sentence


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