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U+3076, ぶ
Composition: [U+3075] + ◌゙ [U+3099]


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Etymology 1 edit

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

Syllable edit


  1. The hiragana syllable (bu). Its equivalent in katakana is (bu).
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Etymology 2 edit

See びる.

Suffix edit


  1. Classical Japanese form of びる (-biru, to act like)
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Etymology 3 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entries.
[noun] an obsolete unit of currency equal to four (りょう) (ryō) and to ten (りん) (rin)
[noun] a unit of land measurement
[counter] copies of a newspaper or magazine
[noun] division, divide, a part
[noun] section, bureau, department
[suffix] division, bureau
[suffix] school club
[suffix] category
[prefix] un-, non-, in-
[prefix] bad, poor
[prefix] non-, un-
Alternative spelling
[noun] courage, ferocity, valor
[noun] military power, force of arms
[noun] the act of carrying out military force: a battle, a war
[noun] the way of carrying out military force: strategy, tactics, martial arts
[noun] a military person: an officer, a soldier
[noun] (obsolete) a unit of length, equivalent to half of a (bu, six (shaku), roughly six feet or 1.8 meters), roughly equivalent to one yard or 90 centimeters
(This term, , is the hiragana spelling of the above terms.)
For a list of all kanji read as , see Category:Japanese kanji read as ぶ.)