U+3059, す
HIRAGANA LETTER SU

[U+3058]
Hiragana
[U+305A]
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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.

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji su)

  1. The hiragana syllable (su). Its equivalent in katakana is (su). It is the thirteenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (sa-gyō u-dan, row sa, section u).
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Etymology 2Edit

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

DescendantsEdit