Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai KI.png
U+304D, き
HIRAGANA LETTER KI

[U+304C]
Hiragana
[U+304E]
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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. 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
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(rōmaji ki)

  1. : tree
  2. : air, spirit

SuffixEdit

(rōmaji -ki)

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

CounterEdit

(rōmaji -ki)

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

Kanji readingEdit

(romaji ki)

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Kun-reading of:Edit