Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER RU
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint 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 ru)

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

SuffixEdit

‎(romaji -ru)

  1. A general method to form verbs (as a godan katsuyō verb). Much less productive than 〜する ‎(-suru, to do).
    サボる
    saboru
    to skip, to play hooky; to slack off, to shirk one's duties
    ググる
    guguru
    to google
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