Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:24

Character  ほ 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER HO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+307B
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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 ho)

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

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(romaji -ho)

  1. : steps
  2. : folded things, especially maps