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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai E.png
U+3048, え
HIRAGANA LETTER E

[U+3047]
Hiragana
[U+3049]
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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
 

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SyllableEdit

(romaji e)

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

AdverbEdit

(rōmaji e)

  1. , :

CounterEdit

(rōmaji -e)

  1. :

NounEdit

(rōmaji e)

  1. : picture, painting, drawing, illustration, tableau
  2. :
  3. : an elder sibling
  4. : bay (body of water); inlet
  5. :
  6. :
  7. :
  8. :
  9. : handle, shaft, gripe, helve
  10. :
  11. :
  12. :
  13. : Chinese hackberry
  14. : animal food, feed; bait
  15. : understanding
  16. , : intelligence

PrefixEdit

(rōmaji e-)

  1. :

SuffixEdit

(rōmaji -e)

  1. : a suffix expressing location, direction, or time