Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai RI.png
U+308A, り
HIRAGANA LETTER RI

[U+3089]
Hiragana
[U+308B]

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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 ri)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ri). Its equivalent in katakana is (ri). It is the fortieth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (ra-gyō i-dan, row ra, section i).
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(rōmaji ri)

  1. :
  2. : profit, advantage
  3. : ri (a unit of length)
  4. : reason, logic
  5. :