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Character  す 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER SU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3059

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 su)

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

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NounEdit

(romaji su)

  1. : nest, hive, den
  2. : vinegar
  3. : sandbank, sandbar

VerbEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , irregular conjugation, romaji su)

  1. : to do

ConjugationEdit

S-irregular:

Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
s- "to do" s-e sh-i s-u s-uru s-ure s-e[yo]

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SuffixEdit

(romaji -su)

  1. representing birds

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