See also: and ろ゚
Hiragana letter Ro.svg
U+308D, ろ
HIRAGANA LETTER RO

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

JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
 

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).
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(ro

  1. : furnace, kiln

SuffixEdit

(-ro

  1. (endearing) denotes endearment
Derived termsEdit