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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai small E.png
U+3047, ぇ
HIRAGANA LETTER SMALL E

[U+3046]
Hiragana
[U+3048]

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Small form of the hiragana character (e).

Combining formEdit

  1. Small combining form of hiragana (e) used to explicitly specify the vowel part of the previous hiragana character, or to show a speaker's pronunciation or extension of that vowel.
    - the sound [tɕe] rather than [tɕi] () or [te] ()
    ちぇんじ - transliteration of English change

Usage notesEdit

  • See usage notes of .

Related termsEdit

  • (katakana small e)
  • (full-size e)

See alsoEdit