Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER HU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+3075
See also: and

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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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 fu)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(fu), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(fu). It is the twenty-eighth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (HA-gyō, U-dan; “row HA, section U”).

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NounEdit

‎(romaji 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.

PrefixEdit

‎(romaji fu-)

  1. : un-, non-, in-
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