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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 ne)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ne), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(ne). It is the twenty-fourth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (NA-gyō, E-dan; “row NA, section E”).

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ParticleEdit

‎(romaji ne)

  1. (after a phrase) emphasis and question marker particle; asks for confirmation; right?; eh?
    • 君は賢い
      きみはかしこい
      Kimi wa kashikoi ne.
      You’re pretty smart, aren’t you.
    • 格好いいです
      かっこういいです
      Kakkō ii desu ne.
      That’s pretty neat, eh?

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InterjectionEdit

‎(romaji ne)

  1. (informal, before sentences) particle used to catch listener’s attention; hey
    • 、今何時?
      、いまなんじ?
      Ne, ima nanji?
      Hey, what time is it?

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NounEdit

‎(romaji ne)

  1. : Rat (zodiac)
  2. :
  3. : price
  4. : root
  5. : sleep
  6. , :
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