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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai SU.svg
U+3059, す
HIRAGANA LETTER SU

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

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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.

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).
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

(rōmaji su)

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

VerbEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , irregular conjugation, rōmaji 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]
Derived termsEdit

SuffixEdit

(rōmaji -su)

  1. representing birds
Related termsEdit

Old JapaneseEdit

VerbEdit

(su)

  1. to do

DescendantsEdit