Character U+3082, も
Name HIRAGANA LETTER MO
Block Hiragana
[U+3081] [U+3083]

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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 mo)

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

ParticleEdit

‎(romaji mo)

  1. too, also, so
    田中 (たなか)さんはビールを ()んでいる。スミスさん ()んでいる。
    Tanaka-san wa bīru o nondeiru. Sumisu-san mo nondeiru.
    Tanaka is drinking beer. Smith is drinking it, too.
    本日 (ほんじつ)来店 (らいてん)くださいまして、ありがとうございます。
    Honjitsu mo go-raiten kudasaimashite, arigatō gozaimasu.
    Thank you for visit
     (わたし) ()れた。
    Watashi ni mo kureta.
    She gave some to me, too.
  2. not even
     (はこ) (なか)には (なに)なかった。
    Hako no naka ni wa nani mo nakatta.
    The box was empty. (lit. Inside the box was not even anything.)
    • 1904 or 1905, 小林清親, 百撰百笑
      露國 (ろこく)海陸軍 (かいりくぐん)は、日本軍 (にほんぐん)一度 (いちど) () (こと)なく、…
      Rokoku no kairikugun wa, Nihongun ni ichido mo katsu koto naku, …
      Russia's navy and army is, without winning against the Japanese army even once, []
Usage notesEdit
  • (mo) always replaces ‎(ha), ‎(o) and ‎(ga), but may follow other particles.
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NounEdit

‎(romaji mo)

  1. : algae
  2. : mourning
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