Last modified on 30 May 2013, at 23:11
Character  め 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER ME
Codepoint U+3081
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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style.

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization me)

  1. The hiragana syllable (me), whose equivalent in katakana is (me). It is the thirty-fourth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (MA-gyō, E-dan; “row MA, section E”).
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Etymology 2Edit

Reading of various kanji characters.

NounEdit

(romaji me)

  1. : eye
  2. : bud, sprout

SuffixEdit

(romaji me)

  1. : -st, -nd, -rd, -th (marks ordinals)