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Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER MA
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+307E

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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order

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).
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

‎(romaji ma)

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