Character  で 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER DE
Codepoint U+3067

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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Etymology 1Edit

The hiragana character (te) with a dakuten ().

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization de)

  1. The hiragana syllable (de), whose equivalent in katakana is (de).
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Etymology 2Edit

Originally an alteration of にて (ni te), later treated as a conjugation of the copula だ (da)

ParticleEdit

(romaji de)

  1. indicating being at a location.
    ここ休みたい。
    ここやすみたい。
    Koko de yasumitai.
    I want to rest here (at this location).
  2. indicating instrumental, with, by.
    自転車行きましょう。
    じてんしゃいきましょう。
    Jitensha de ikimashō.
    Let's go by bicycle.
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

(de)

  1. the て-form of .

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji de)

  1. : exit
Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 11:20