Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER RI
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+308A

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization ri)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ri), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(ri). It is the fortieth syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (RA-gyō, I-dan; “row RA, section I”).

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NounEdit

‎(romaji ri)

  1. :
  2. : profit
  3. :
  4. : reason, logic
  5. :
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