See also: , ح, ج, خ, and Շ
Character U+3067, で
Name HIRAGANA LETTER DE
Block Hiragana
Composition (U+3066) +
(U+3099)
[U+3066] [U+3068]

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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

The hiragana character ‎(te) with a dakuten ().

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji de)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(de). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(de).
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Originally a contraction of にて ‎(nite), later treated as a conjugation of the copula ‎(da).

ParticleEdit

‎(romaji de)

  1. at: indicating a location at which something happens
    ここ (やす)みたい。
    Koko de yasumitai.
    I want to rest here (at this location).
  2. with, by: indicating the means by or with which something happens
    自転車 (じてんしゃ) ()きましょう。
    Jitensha de ikimashō.
    Let's go by bicycle.
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

‎(romaji de)

  1. is/am/are ... and: the て-form or conjunctive form of ‎(da)
    これは (ほん)、とても面白 (おもしろ)いです。
    Kore wa hon de, totemo omoshiroi desu.
    This is a book, and it is very interesting.

Kanji readingEdit

‎(romaji de)

  1. : exit
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