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Character U+304D, き
Name HIRAGANA LETTER KI
Block Hiragana
[U+304C] [U+304E]

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JapaneseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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 .

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji ki)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ki). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(ki). It is the seventh syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ka-gyō i-dan, row ka, section i).
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji readingEdit

‎(romaji ki)

On-reading of:Edit
Kun-reading of:Edit

NounEdit

‎(romaji ki)

  1. : tree
  2. : air, spirit

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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