Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai U.png
U+3046, う
HIRAGANA LETTER U

[U+3045]
Hiragana
[U+3047]
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SyllableEdit

(romaji u)

  1. The hiragana syllable (u). Its equivalent in katakana is (u). It is the third syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (a-gyō u-dan, row a, section u).
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(rōmaji u)

  1. : cormorant

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji u)

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Kun-reading of:Edit