See also: and ゔぁ

Japanese edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [va̠]
  • IPA(key): [ba̠] (some speakers, especially older people)

Syllable edit

わ゙ (va

  1. (rare) The hiragana syllable わ゙ (va). Its equivalent in katakana is (va).

Usage notes edit

  • This is a relatively recent addition to kana usage to represent the non-native sound va. As such, this is only found in borrowed words. Many speakers, especially older people, may pronounce this more as ba, [ba̠].

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