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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER SU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3059

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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.

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization su)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(su), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(su). It is the thirteenth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (SA-gyō, U-dan; “row SA, section U”).

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NounEdit

‎(romaji su)

  1. : nest, hive, den
  2. : vinegar
  3. : sandbank, sandbar

VerbEdit

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , irregular conjugation, romaji su)

  1. : to do

ConjugationEdit

S-irregular:

Irrealis Adverbial Conclusive Attributive Realis Imperative
s- "to do" s-e sh-i s-u s-uru s-ure s-e[yo]

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SuffixEdit

‎(romaji -su)

  1. representing birds

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Old JapaneseEdit

VerbEdit

‎(su)

  1. to do

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