Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai HU.png
U+3075, ふ
HIRAGANA LETTER HU

[U+3074]
Hiragana
[U+3076]
See also: and

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JapaneseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

SyllableEdit

(romaji fu)

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

NounEdit

(rōmaji fu)

  1. : fu (Chinese literary form developed during the times of the Han dynasty that combines prose and poetry)
  2. , : Wheat bran.; Wheat gluten.; Foods made from wheat gluten, somewhat similar to bread.
  3. : borough, urban prefecture, government office
  4. : negative, minus

PrefixEdit

(rōmaji fu-)

  1. : un-, non-, in-