Character
Unicode name HIRAGANA LETTER RO
Unicode block Hiragana
Codepoint U+308D
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style.

PronunciationEdit

SyllableEdit

(Hepburn romanization ro)

  1. The hiragana syllable ‎(ro), whose equivalent in katakana is ‎(ro). It is the forty-third syllable of the gojūon order, and its position in gojūon tables is (RA-gyō, O-dan; “row RA, section O”).

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SuffixEdit

‎(romaji ro)

  1. attaches to nouns

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