Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 11:28
Character  も 
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER MO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3082

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified in the Heian period from the man'yōgana kanji (もう, ), meaning hair.

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization mo)

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

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ParticleEdit

(romaji mo)

  1. too, also, so

Usage notesEdit

  • (mo) always replaces (wa), (o) and (ga), but may follow other particles.

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NounEdit

(romaji mo)

  1. : algae
  2. : mourning