U+307E, ま
HIRAGANA LETTER MA

[U+307D]
Hiragana
[U+307F]

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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. Variants include those derived by similar process from , , , , , , , and .

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji ma)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ma). Its equivalent in katakana is (ma). It is the thirty-first syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (ma-gyō a-dan, row ma, section a).
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

‎(romaji ma)

  1. : demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence
  2. : space, timing