Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER RE
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+308C

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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. Compare cognate shinjitai kanji (similar but less radical) and katakana .

SyllableEdit

‎(romaji re)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(re). Its equivalent in katakana is ‎(re). It is the forty-second syllable in the gojūon order; its position is ‎(ra-gyō e-dan, row ra, section e).
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Japanese.

SuffixEdit

‎(romaji re)

  1. nominalizing suffix used to form pronouns, often from demonstratives: one, thing
Derived termsEdit
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