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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KI
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+304D
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Contents

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style. Variants include those derived by similar process from , , , , and .

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization ki)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ki), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(ki). It is the seventh syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (KA-gyō, I-dan; “row KA, section I”).

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

(gi)

See alsoEdit

Kanji readingEdit

‎(romaji ki)

On-reading of:Edit

Kun-reading of:Edit

NounEdit

‎(romaji ki)

  1. : tree
  2. : air, spirit

Derived termsEdit

SuffixEdit

‎(romaji -ki)

  1. : device; container
  2. : anniversary of one's death
  3. : history, account, record
  4. : time, period; geological age

CounterEdit

‎(romaji -ki)

  1. : horsemen
  2. : aircraft; lives in video games
  3. : installed or mounted objects such as gravestones
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