Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai O.png
U+304A, お
HIRAGANA LETTER O

[U+3049]
Hiragana
[U+304B]

Contents

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
 
See also お-

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SyllableEdit

(romaji o)

  1. The hiragana syllable (o). Its equivalent in katakana is (o). It is the fifth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (a-gyō o-dan, row a, section o).
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

(rōmaji o)

  1. : yes, alright, okay

NounEdit

(rōmaji o)

  1. : a sign used in some books
  2. : tail, brush, train
  3. , :
  4. : fish
  5. , : The hemp or ramie plant.; Thread or yarn made from fibers derived from the bark of hemp or ramie stems.
  6. , , , : man, male
  7. : cord
  8. : dirty

PrefixEdit

(rōmaji o-)

  1. : small
  2. : honorific prefix to make a word polite