Character U+304A, お
Name HIRAGANA LETTER O
Block Hiragana
[U+3049] [U+304B]

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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).
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Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

‎(romaji o)

  1. : yes, alright, okay

NounEdit

‎(romaji 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

‎(romaji o-)

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