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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai HO.png
U+307B, ほ
HIRAGANA LETTER HO

[U+307A]
Hiragana
[U+307C]
See also: , , and

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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 ho)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ho). Its equivalent in katakana is (ho). It is the thirtieth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (ha-gyō o-dan, row ha, section o).
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Etymology 2Edit

CounterEdit

(rōmaji -ho)

  1. : steps
  2. : folded things, especially maps