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Stroke order
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Character U+305F, た
Name HIRAGANA LETTER TA
Block Hiragana
[U+305E] [U+3060]

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JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style.

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji ta)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ta). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(ta). It is the sixteenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ta-gyō a-dan, row ta, section a).
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Short form of たれ ‎(tare).

PronounEdit

‎(romaji ta)

  1. interrogative personal pronoun; who
    • c. late 9th – mid-10th century, Taketori Monogatari
      あの書をきし文を讀み聞かせけれど、「なにせむにか命もおしからむ。が為にか。何事も用もなし」とて[...]

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji readingEdit

‎(romaji ta)

  1. : other
  2. : field
  3. : big, large

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