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Character  き 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KI
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+304D
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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization ki)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ki), whose equivalent in katakana is (ki). It is the seventh syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (KA-gyō, I-dan; “row KA, section I”).

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

(gi)

See alsoEdit

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji ki)

On-reading of:Edit

Kun-reading of:Edit

NounEdit

(romaji ki)

  1. : tree
  2. : air, spirit

Derived termsEdit

SuffixEdit

(romaji -ki)

  1. : device; container
  2. : anniversary of one's death
  3. : history, account, record
  4. : time, period; geological age

CounterEdit

(romaji -ki)

  1. : horsemen
  2. : aircraft; lives in video games
  3. : installed or mounted objects such as gravestones