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Character  く 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+304F
 ← Hiragana → 

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 ku)

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

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

(gu)

See alsoEdit

NumeralEdit

(ku)

  1. : nine

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji ku)