U+308D, ろ
HIRAGANA LETTER RO

[U+308C]
Hiragana
[U+308E]
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JapaneseEdit

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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 ro)

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

SuffixEdit

‎(romaji -ro)

  1. attaches to nouns
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