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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER KO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3053

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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 ko)

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

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Adjectival nounEdit

‎(-na inflection, romaji ko)

  1. : solitary

CounterEdit

‎(romaji -ko)

  1. :
  2. :

NounEdit

‎(romaji ko)

  1. , : child
  2. : tree
  3. 海鼠: (obsolete) sea cucumber
  4. :
  5. : flour
  6. : silkworm
  7. : cage
  8. :
  9. :
  10. : solitude
  11. : arc
  12. :
  13. :
  14. :
  15. :
  16. :

PrefixEdit

‎(romaji ko-)

  1. :
  2. :
  3. :

PronounEdit

‎(romaji ko)

  1. , :

SuffixEdit

‎(romaji -ko)

  1. , :
  2. :

VerbEdit

‎(romaji ko)

  1. : Imperfective of 来る ‎(くる, kuru).
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