Last modified on 20 May 2015, at 12:20

Character  ふ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER HU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3075
See also: and

JapaneseEdit

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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 fu)

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

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NounEdit

(romaji fu)

  1. : fu (Chinese literary form developed during the times of the Han dynasty that combines prose and poetry)
  2. , : Wheat bran.; Wheat gluten.; Foods made from wheat gluten, somewhat similar to bread.

PrefixEdit

(romaji fu-)

  1. : un-, non-, in-