Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER HO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+307B
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EtymologyEdit

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

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SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization ho)

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

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‎(romaji -ho)

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