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Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai RO.png
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

NounEdit

(rōmaji ro)

  1. : furnace, kiln

SuffixEdit

(rōmaji -ro)

  1. attaches to nouns
Derived termsEdit