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Character  う 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER U
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3046

JapaneseEdit

Stroke orderEdit

Stroke order in writing う
Stroke order in writing う
Stroke order in writing ウ
Stroke order in writing ウ
Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kan'u in the cursive sōsho style.

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization u)

  1. The hiragana syllable (u), whose equivalent in katakana is (u). It is the third syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (A-gyō, U-dan; “row A, section U”).

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NounEdit

(romaji u)

  1. : cormorant

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji u)

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