Character U+306F, は
Name HIRAGANA LETTER HA
Block Hiragana
[U+306E] [U+3070]

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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji ha)

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

Wikipedia

/pa/ → /ɸa/ → /wa/. The spelling was preserved as in the script reform rather than changed to ‎(wa) as may be expected.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

‎(romaji wa)

  1. a particle that acts as a topic marker
    これ (いぬ)です。
    Kore wa inu desu.
    This [the topic, about which we are speaking] is a dog.
    Note that English has no direct counterpart. For illustrative purposes, it may be translated as "as for" or a similar phrase. For example, "As for this, it is a dog". This often does not produce very natural English, however.

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NounEdit

‎(romaji ha)

  1. : tooth
  2. : sword edge
  3. : leaf

Kanji readingEdit

‎(romaji ha)

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