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Character  え 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER E
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3048
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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization e)

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

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NounEdit

(romaji e)

  1. , : picture, painting, drawing, illustration, tableau
  2. : handle, shaft, gripe, helve
  3. : understanding
  4. : bay (body of water); inlet
  5. : bait, lure

AdjectiveEdit

(romaji e)

  1. : intelligent